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Site Visit to the Puget Block of W Duwamish Greenbelt

at UW Botanic Gardens - Riverview

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Riverview
5649 16th Ave SW
Btwn SW Morgan & SW Findlay Streets
Seattle, Washington 98106
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 15

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Site Visit to the Puget Block of the West Duwamish Greenbelt: Restoring a Native Forest

The Duwamish Greenbelts Management Plan identified primary management issues for the Duwamish Greenbelts Reforestation Project, some of which include lack of forest complexity, low forest age and density, and low native plant diversity/high invasive plant occurrence. Several prescriptions outlined tasks for managing the vegetation of the Duwamish, which include managing hazard trees, thin dense forest stands, and identifying/creating canopy gaps.

The prescription area is a 24-acre hardwood-dominated forest site to be treated by creating canopy gaps in combination with other restoration practices in order to promote site conditions conducive to conifer establishment and increased native forest diversity. Attendees will understand the reasoning behind, use of, and lessons learned in thinning and other techniques used on this urban forest restoration project.

This foot tour will primarily be held on uneven terrain with some steep elevation changes. Please wear appropriate footwear.

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Public and Professional Classes Refund Policy: Cancellation and refund requests must be submitted in writing to [email protected] Cancellations more than one week prior to a class are subject to a 15% processing charge (minimum $10). Cancellations with less than one week’s notice are non-refundable. If a program is canceled by UW Botanic Gardens for any reason, a full refund will be made to all enrollees. Refunds may take four weeks to process.

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The University of Washington Botanic Gardens is a unit within the School of Environmental & Forest Sciences and encompasses two sites: the Washington Park Arboretum on the south side of Union Bay and the Center for Urban Horticulture on the north side. The 230-acre Arboretum includes a vibrant collection...

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