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Saturday, May 12

Ling Cod Fishing Derby

5:00 am

Join us for our 10th annual Ling Cod Derby in Area 11/13 . Lucky anglers will catch a tasty fish and a chance to win cash and prizes. What a great way to kick off the bottom fishing season and have a chance to collect a good pay day. All Fis... More
Tacoma Giants Part 1: Trees of Point Defiance Park

9:00 am

Meet Mik and the Beanstalk. Mik is a Certified Arborist happy to share his knowledge of the trees of Point Defiance with you; and the Beanstalk is a 186-foot Pseudotsuga menziesii, a.k.a. Douglas-fir, located a stone's throw away from Fort ... More
Franklin Park Volunteer Work Party

9:00 am

Help restore your local park's natural area every first Saturday. Our habitat steward Nori K and volunteers are there to provide a fun, open, and secure place to play, learn and grow. Volunteers are removing invasive plants and... More
Titlow Park Open House

10:00 am

You're invited to tour the Titlow Park waterfront and visit its natural areas during a special Metro Parks event that begins at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 12. The event is technically a public meeting, but it’s more “open beach&rd... More
Tacoma Giants Part 2: Immersion Tree Walk

11:00 am

Did you know that there are living beings over 200 feet tall residing right here in Point Defiance Park? Immerse yourself into the world of living natural history and fall in love with the infinite shades of green in this in-depth look into the... More
Family Nature Walk-Titlow Park

1:00 pm

Explore Tacoma's Parks during this free naturalist-led walk. Discover amazing plants and animals and how they adapt to the seasons. Walks are organized and led by Tacoma Nature Center staff. Not recommended for strollers or children unde... More