West Seattle’s mysterious Fairmount Ravine needs you – March 9th!

(Part of the 2010 Fairmount Ravine volunteer annual-cleanup crew)
Their 20th annual cleanup in 2012 netted a “vintage” 7-Up bottle – estimated to be half a century old. In 2008, discoveries included a car door. What will turn up in beautiful, mysterious Fairmount Ravine, beneath the Admiral Way bridge, during this year’s cleanup? Be part of the team that finds out – one week from tomorrow, Saturday, March 9th. Devoted neighbors, friends, and visiting volunteers will join forces over the course of two hours – also enjoying treats from Metropolitan Market and Zatz Bagels (both WSB sponsors) – 8:30 am to 10:30 am. From organizers:

Meet at the top of the hill at Fairmount and Forest – directly east of Hiawatha Park.

Please wear gloves, boots and old clothes as we remove garbage and invasive plants.

Here’s our coverage from past years – 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008.

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13 Replies to "West Seattle's mysterious Fairmount Ravine needs you - March 9th!"

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    Jim March 1, 2013 (12:50 pm)

    WSB has summer on the mind!

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      WSB March 1, 2013 (1:02 pm)

      Yes, I do have summer on my mind. It’s almost sunny up here and it’s FIFTY-FIVE DEGREES. Fixed – thank you!

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    Westside March 1, 2013 (12:55 pm)

    TR – Story text says August 9th.

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    katman March 1, 2013 (12:56 pm)

    If it is next week,,,? Please change August to March 9 2013. maybe??

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    yumpears March 1, 2013 (12:57 pm)

    The text of the story refers to August 9th, instead of March.

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    Sillygoose March 1, 2013 (1:23 pm)

    I am wondering if you ever call the police on the things you find in case they are stolen property?

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    cjboffoli March 1, 2013 (2:22 pm)

    It’s disheartening that the work of these wonderful volunteers is so thoughtlessly undone, year after year.

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    WSratsinacage March 1, 2013 (2:45 pm)

    Amen cjb.

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    35this35mph March 1, 2013 (8:07 pm)

    Curious what if any connection there is between Fairmount Ravine (in Admiral) and Fairmount Park, Fairmount Springs in mid-WS?

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    Sarah March 1, 2013 (10:54 pm)

    We are looking forward to giving this beautiful green space it’s annual clean-up! Hope you will join us.

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    ramona March 3, 2013 (9:02 pm)

    I wonder what happens if they find evidence of a homeless person living there…

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