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November 2018

Halloween in the Haunted Peat Bog

November 3, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Bogs are spooky places full of mystery in magic! Come celebrate the Halloween week with a Haunted Bog Tour and more! Join us for Halloween crafts, games, treats, and a spooky celebration at SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve. This family-friendly event is fun for all ages! Register Here

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Bonsai workshop with Tony Fajarillo from Bonsaiko

November 10, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

This Bonsai Workshop gives you hands on experience with Tony Fajarillo. If you missed our Introduction to Bonsai in October, here is a great opportunity to get into the art of Bonsai. Bring the relaxation and beauty of nature into your home or garden in the form of Bonsai. The cost for this workshop is $100 and you will create a potted Bonsai of your own to take home.   Please bring cash or a check (made out to Tony)…

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Gratitude Guided Nature Walk

November 16, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

This will be a time for reflection as we move into the busy holiday season. Stroll along one of the nature preserve's trails with a naturalist guiding your one-hour walk. We will explore the flora and fauna of the preserve and learn about native wildflowers, fungi, birds, human history, and more. Guided Nature Walks are outdoor explorations that take place rain or shine. Come with weather appropriate clothes and shoes for moderate levels of walking – inclines or uneven ground…

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December 2018

Volunteer Appreciation Pizza Party

December 1, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Have you volunteered at SHADOW in 2018? If so, please join us for a Volunteer Appreciation Pizza Party at the Education Center on December 1st. The Closing Work Party starts at 10 and Pizza will be here at noon. Join us for a time of friendship, gratitude, and celebration! We appreciate you!   Work Party- 10-12 Lunch 12-2 Register Here

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Welcoming Winter Guided Nature Walk

December 14, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Winter is coming! How does the forest prepare? Stroll along one of the nature preserve's trails with a naturalist guiding your one-hour walk. We will explore the flora and fauna of the preserve and learn about native wildflowers, fungi, birds, human history, and more. Guided Nature Walks are outdoor explorations that take place rain or shine. Come with weather appropriate clothes and shoes for moderate levels of walking – inclines or uneven ground may be encountered on this walk. This…

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January 2019

Restoration Work Party

January 19 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Shadow Lake Nature Preserve, 21656 184th Ave SE
Renton, WA 98058 United States
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Restoration Work Parties  Work hard, have fun, and practice skills like building trail, removing invasive species, planting native plants, and caring for the Nature Preserve by joining our weekly Volunteer Work Parties!  Work Party tasks change weekly and always include a walk through our 5,000-year-old bog.  These events are held rain or shine so make sure to come dressed for the weather. You may encounter muddy areas and plants with thorns so boots, long sleeves, and long pants are recommended.  No experience…

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February 2019

Bat Biology & Box Building

February 2 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Shadow Lake Nature Preserve, 21656 184th Ave SE
Renton, WA 98058 United States
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Come join us at SHADOW to enjoy our Bat Biology & Box Building Class. You will start off learning about bat biology, identification, and conservation. In the second half of the class, you will learn how YOU can help bat conservation in your own backyard by constructing your very own bat box to take home! Children under 15 years old must have a parent or guardian present due to the use of hammer and nails for box construction. REGISTRATION IS FULL -- Join the Waitlist

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Restoration Work Party-CANCELLED!

February 9 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Shadow Lake Nature Preserve, 21656 184th Ave SE
Renton, WA 98058 United States
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Event Cancelled due to upcoming snow storm. Please join us at one of our future Restoration Work Parties!  Restoration Work Parties  Work hard, have fun, and practice skills like building trail, removing invasive species, planting native plants, and caring for the Nature Preserve by joining our weekly Volunteer Work Parties!  Work Party tasks change weekly and always include a walk through our 5,000-year-old bog.  These events are held rain or shine so make sure to come dressed for the weather.…

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Neighborhood Open House-CANCELLED!

February 9 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Shadow Lake Nature Preserve, 21656 184th Ave SE
Renton, WA 98058 United States
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Event Cancelled due to upcoming snow storm. Please join us at one of our future events!   Join us for a chance to get to know SHADOW’s neighbors, volunteers, staff, and board. We will have information on our upcoming projects, community classes, and other news from around the Nature Preserve. We will be offering tours of SHADOW's Amphibian Pond, a presentation about native plants, and a question and answer session about FireWise practices and Noxious Weed control. Refreshments will be provided. We…

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Restoration Work Party

February 23 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Shadow Lake Nature Preserve, 21656 184th Ave SE
Renton, WA 98058 United States
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Restoration Work Parties  Work hard, have fun, and practice skills like building trail, removing invasive species, planting native plants, and caring for the Nature Preserve by joining our weekly Volunteer Work Parties!  Work Party tasks change weekly and always include a walk through our 5,000-year-old bog.  These events are held rain or shine so make sure to come dressed for the weather. You may encounter muddy areas and plants with thorns so boots, long sleeves, and long pants are recommended.  No experience…

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