City of Tukwila News

Green Tukwila Partnership, Duwamish Hill Preserve

The unique ecosystems at the Duwamish Hill Preserve highlight oak savannahs, camas prairie, wet sedge meadow, and the tule wetland. The hill itself is a geological wonder and is actually older than Mt. Rainier! Come out this November to finish planting and mulching to prepare the saplings for winter. All ages and abilities are welcome, […]


Green Tukwila Day

Help us celebrate our 2nd annual Green Tukwila Day! The Green Tukwila Partnership works to restore Tukwila’s parks and urban forests for future generations – and we need your help! Volunteers will prepare Tukwila Park for the fall planting season by  removing Himalayan blackberry and English ivy. All community members are welcome, and no experience […]


Green Tukwila Partnership, Duwamish Hill Preserve

Did you know that in the heart of the industrial setting of Tukwila lies a cultural landscape significant in Puget Sound Salish traditional stories?! And this place is open and free to the public to explore? The Duwamish Hill Preserve encompasses a beautiful area, but it needs your help to stay that way. Join the […]


Green Tukwila Partnership, 128th St. parcel

Join your neighbors in restoring a local stream and wetland Riverton Creek that needs your help with weed removal and stream restoration to enhance salmon habitat. Did you know that every small stream in Tukwila is important for the health of salmon and orcas? Come find out how every weed you pull matters and get […]


Duwamish Alive

Join dozens of volunteers and come out to the Duwamish Hill Preserve to restore this very special area adjacent to Green-Duwamish! At the Duwamish Hill Preserve we will be continuing restoration efforts by removing invasive species like Himalayan blackberry and spreading mulch to suppress weeds. This is a great way to give back to your […]


Green Tukwila Partnership, Duwamish Shoreline

Help the Duwamish Shoreline enhance its natural ecosystems by contributing to ongoing restoration work. We will be preparing the site for the biannual Duwamish Alive! event in April. All ages and abilities are welcome, and no experience is necessary. Join neighbors and friends to protect the trees and native plants of this river!  


Green Tukwila Partnership, Duwamish Hill Preserve Work Party

Join the Friends of the Hill at our monthly work party! We will be doing restoration work to maintain the health of the Duwamish Hill Preserve. Come dressed to work outside (rain or shine) with sturdy shoes that can get dirty, long pants, and a long sleeve shirt to protect against prickly blackberry. We will […]


MLK Day of Service

Make your impact on Martin Luther King Day and give back to the forests of Tukwila! Dig in with the Green Tukwila Partnership at one of two events happening on January 15th as an effort to benefit the health of Tukwila’s forests. Get your hands dirty by helping to remove invasive weeds   and mulch […]