Thurston County residents can celebrate Arbor Day, March 28, with a series of volunteer opportunities and events in Olympia — including tree planting, invasive plant removal, a tree tour and a downtown celebration.
Grass Lake Refuge 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Remove invasive species and plant native trees. Meet at the Kaiser entrance. Park along Kaiser Road, Sixth Avenue, or at the Westwood Baptist Church.
Priest Point Park 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Remove English ivy near the mouth of Mission Creek and plant native trees and shrubs. Meet at Shelter Four near the playground.
The first 100 volunteers will receive work gloves to keep and a voucher for a free water bottle at the celebration downtown. To register event, visit streamteam.info and click on “Register.” For more information, contact Tamara Lindner at firstname.lastname@example.org or 360-753-8159.
Celebration and tree tour:
Arbor Day celebration at the Artesian Commons, 415 4th Ave E. from 2 to 3 p.m.
Capitol Campus tree tour 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Meet at the Old Thurston County Courthouse at 1110 Capitol Way South. RSVP to email@example.com.