The Carkeek Park Advisory Council is a group of volunteers that work to improve the park. We provide feedback and advice to Seattle Parks and Recreation and often act in an advocacy capactiy. The Council provides logistical and financial support for volunteer activities including:
- The STARS trails volunteers
- The WeWo (Weekday Workers) forester volunteers
- The Demonstration Garden Volunteers
- The Carkeek Watershed Community Action Project salmon program volunteers
- The Friends of Piper’s Orchard volunteers
We also take on special projects and plan special events in the park.
We are looking for more volunteers. If you are interested in joining CPAC, please contact us at CPAC@carkeekpark.org.
Note: Since COVID-19 hit, we have been holding our meetings virtually. We are planning on holding our June 14th meeting in person in the Carkeek Park administration building. Our meetings our the 2nd Tuesday of the month, every month except August and December. July is typically our volunteer recognition party.
The Carkeek Park Advisory Council is changing their monthly meeting to the second Tuesday of the month starting in February 2020. We had been meeting on the third Tuesday of the month. Our next meeting will be this Tuesday, February 11th at 7pm in the Carkeek Park administration building. Our meetings are open to the public and we welcome anyone interested in volunteer activities in the Carkeek Park or the the health of Carkeek Park.
The Carkeek Park Advisory Council has moved its monthly meeting to the fourth Tuesday of the month starting in June 2019. We used to meet on the fourth Monday of the month. Our next meeting will be this Tuesday, June 25th at 7pm in the Carkeek park Administration Building. These meetings are open to the public and we welcome anyone interested in the health of Carkeek Park or in volunteer activities in the Carkeek Park.
Note, our July meeting time is reserved for our volunteer recognition party and we do not meet in August. Our next meeting after June 25th is Tuesday, September 24th at 7pm.
The Carkeek Park Advisory Council would like to invite you to our annual volunteer recognition BBQ Potluck. The BBQ will be held at the Nancy Malmgren Environmental Learning Center at 7pm on Monday, July 23rd. This is our way of saying thanks for the many, many hours you have given to Carkeek over the past year. Take this opportunity to meet other volunteers, relax, eat and enjoy. We will be providing items from the grill (hamburgers, hot dogs, some kosher, gluten free and vegetarian options) with buns, condiments and beverages. Please come join us and bring your partner, spouse and children. Feel free to bring something to share.
Please RSVP by Friday, 7/20 so we have time to purchase the provisions. Send your RSVP to CPAC@CarkeekPark.org