Monthly Archive: March 2019

Agenda for Friends of Green Lake Meeting – March 26, 2019


YOU’RE INVITED! JOIN US AT 7 PM TUESDAY MARCH 26, 2019 AT THE FRIENDS OF GREEN LAKE MEETING AT THE HEARTHSTONE.

AGENDA:

  • Introductions
  • Green Lake Park Project Update (Karen Schurr)
  • Green Lake Path Emergency Marker Project (Rob Zisette)
  • Taiga Hinckley Memorial Project (Rob Zisette)
  • Floating Wetlands Function and Application (Rob Zisette)
  • Lake Water Quality Monitoring (Jeff Howard)
  • Treasurer’s Report (Karen Schurr)
  • Website Update (Ellen Hewitt)
  • Other Business
  • Next Meeting Topics
  • Adjourn

Hope to see you Tuesday March 26!
We are meeting in the board room at The Hearthstone, 6720 E. Green Lake Way North, from 7 – 9:00 PM.

Next meeting will be on May 28, 2019.

THANKS TO THE HEARTHSTONE FOR HOSTING OUR MEETINGS!

 

Green Lake Monitoring – March 24, 2019

Secchi Depth: 2.3 Meters (7.5 feet)
Water Temp: 11.6 degrees C (52.9 degrees F)

Monitored weekly by Jeffrey Howard at East Green Lake from the T-dock near the Green Lake Community Center. The weekly data are reported quarterly and uploaded to the King County Lakes website available here. Select “Green-1” and “View Data”.  General lake information, water quality data, and reports are available here.

Green Lake Monitoring – March 17, 2019

Secchi Depth: 3.4 Meters (11.2 feet)
Water Temp: 8.8degrees C (47.8 degrees F)

Monitored at East Green Lake by Jeffrey Howard. The sample was taken from the T-dock near the Green Lake Community Center. Jeff will continue sampling weekly from the same site and also report the data quarterly to King County using their format.

Through a combination of efforts by volunteer lake monitors and King County staff, the King County Lake Stewardship Program analyzes data to track long-term water quality trends in small lakes in western King County, including Green Lake. To go to the King County Lake Information Page for Green Lake, click here. Choose “Green Lake-1”.

Green Lake Stewards – Green Lake Work Party – March 16, 2019

Come Join Us … It’s Planting Day at the
Green Lake Work Party Saturday March 16 at 12 Noon


Last month, members of the Kappa Sigma fraternity helped clear ground of invasive blackberry roots for new native plants.

Planting Day!
Date:
March 16, 2019
Time: Noon to 3PM
Meet: East End of the Small Craft Center Docks
(near the old Aqua Theater and the Pitch and Putt Golf Course)

Different day of the month and different time because we will be planting this month.  We have about 60 bareroot plants being donated by the Seattle Parks Department to plant in the ground.

This will be muddy work.  Dress for possibly chilly weather.  Wear close-toed shoes. Bring a bottle of water.

Can you make it?
RSVP at  hutcheson@seanet.com 
or go to the Green Seattle Partnership website to sign up:  https://seattle.greencitypartnerships.org/event/15365/#None
Questions? Rob Hutcheson at 206 854-1654

Green Lake Monitoring – March 10, 2019

Secchi Depth: 3.7 Meters (12.1 feet)
Water Temp: 6.5 degrees C (43.7 degrees F)

Monitored at East Green Lake by Jeffrey Howard. The sample was taken from the T-dock near the Green Lake Community Center. Jeff will continue sampling weekly from the same site and also report the data quarterly to King County using their format.

Through a combination of efforts by volunteer lake monitors and King County staff, the King County Lake Stewardship Program analyzes data to track long-term water quality trends in small lakes in western King County, including Green Lake. To go to the King County Lake Information Page for Green Lake, click here. Choose “Green Lake-1”.

Green Lake Monitoring – March 3, 2019

Secchi Depth: 3.2 Meters (10.5 feet)
Water Temp: 5.0 degrees C (41.0 degrees F)

Monitored at East Green Lake by Jeffrey Howard. The sample was taken from the T-dock near the Green Lake Community Center. Jeff will continue sampling weekly from the same site and also report the data quarterly to King County using their format.

Through a combination of efforts by volunteer lake monitors and King County staff, the King County Lake Stewardship Program analyzes data to track long-term water quality trends in small lakes in western King County, including Green Lake. To go to the King County Lake Information Page for Green Lake, click here. Choose “Green Lake-1”.