Brighton School students celebrate Earth Day at Ballinger Park

Brighton School students were among the more than 60 volunteers who celebrated Earth Day at Ballinger Park in Mountlake Terrace. Students, along with residents from Mountlake Terrace, Edmonds and Lynnwood, picked up litter and debris in the park and also removed weeds from the area near the Hall Creek pedestrian bridge.

Liam Palmer, 11 of Edmonds, finds a golf ball  at Ballinger Park, which formerly was a golf course.
Liam Palmer, 11 of Edmonds, finds a golf ball at Ballinger Park, which formerly was a golf course. More than 60 volunteers from Mountlake Terrace, Lynnwood and Edmnonds helped clean up Ballinger Park in honor of Earth Day on Saturday morning.
Cassandra Vaa, 9 of Lynnwood, disposes of a plastic bag.
Cassandra Vaa, 9 of Lynnwood, disposes of a plastic bag,.
Aubrey LeBlanc., 8 of Mountlake Terrace, pushes an empty wheelbarrow that had been filled with weeds.
Aubrey LeBlanc, 8 of Mountlake Terrace, pushes an empty wheelbarrow that had been filled with weeds.
Ryder Ransom, 9 of Edmonds, rakes some debris at Ballinger Park.
Ryder Ransom, 9 of Edmonds, rakes some debris at Ballinger Park.
Mountlake Terrace resident John McGillie pulls out weeds during Saturday's Earth Day Celebration at Ballinger Park.
Mountlake Terrace resident John McGillie pulls out weeds during Saturday’s Earth Day Celebration at Ballinger Park.

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