Lina Rose from King County Parks talks to us about the next Helpin’ Out event at the Maury Island Marine Park. Learn more about the event and why it’s important for whales. Plus, Whitney gives us a news update!

More about the Helpin’ Out Event:

Date: October 14th, 2017

Time: 10:15am – 2:30pm

Bring: water, lunch
Provided: gloves and tools
16 and under with adult supervision.

Driving directions:
Taking the Fauntleroy-Vashon Ferry to Vashon Island – If you are coming out to Vashon Island just for the event, there is a ferry leaving the Fauntleroy Ferry Dock in West Seattle at 9:15am. This will get you to Vashon in time to drive to the event arriving to the event about 10:15am. There is a return ferry to Fauntleroy at 3:30, we will finish the event in time for volunteers to be to the ferry dock by 3:00. If you are able to spend the day on Vashon, there are lots of wonderful King County Parks to explore! If you are taking the ferry from Tacoma, catch the 9:15am departing from Point Defiance then you can return on either the 3:10pm or 4:05 ferries. Drive north on the Vashon Island Ferry SW, turn right onto SW Quartermaster Dr. then follow directions below from Dockton Rd SW/George Edwards Rd to park

Directions from the Vashon Island Ferry Dock
 Drive off Ferry Dock and onto Vashon Highway SW
 Turn left at SW Cemetery Rd
 SW Cemetery Rd turns right and becomes Vashon Ave
 Turn left onto College Ave/SW Ellisport Rd
 Continue onto Dockton Rd SW/George Edwards Rd – Continue to follow Dockton Rd SW
 Continue straight onto SW Point Robinson Rd
 Turn left to stay on SW Point Robinson Rd
 Turn right onto 59th Ave SW
 Turn left at the 1st cross street onto SW 244th St
 Turn left into the gravel parking area
 Open gate and continue driving down the success road. PLEASE CLOSE GATE BEHIND YOU
 As you drive down the access road, take your first bear right, continue driving and you will see our registration table. You can park down by this registration area

Please RSVP to and

For more information download the info sheet!

10.14.17 Event Information Sheet (1)