1 Tree planting work party
Join other volunteers, the Olympia-Thurston County Stream Team and Native Plant Salvage for a work party to maintain a nature trail; 10 a.m.-noon Monday; McLane Creek Nature Trail, 5044 Delphi Road SW, Olympia; volunteers will receive a temporary Discover Pass for the event; sign up at streamteam.info/getinvolved/
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2 Camping in the Northwest
Learn about the basics for camping in the Pacific Northwest, including gear, places to camp, local activities and regional information resources; 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday; REI, 3825 S. Steele St., Tacoma; free; register at rei.com/tacoma; 253-671-1938.
3 Birding at Theler Wetlands
Join leaders Faye Hands and John Riegsecker of the ABC Club of Tahoma Audubon for a birding walk through the estuary; 8 a.m.-noon Thursday; meet at Mary E. Theler Community Center, 22871 state Route 3, Belfair; free; tahomaaudubon.org; for information, contact Hands at email@example.com.
4 Hurricane Ridge meadow walk
Join a park ranger on this easy one-hour walk; explore life in the alpine setting, looking at wildlife, wildflowers and other features of the park landscape; 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. daily; Hurricane Ridge Visitor Center, Olympic National Park; free, but there is a $20 per vehicle admission fee; nps.gov/olym.