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  • King Conservation District: Volunteer at KCD Native Plant Nursery

    Join King Conservation District staff for an educational and impactful volunteer event at our Native Plant Nursery in Renton. Spend a morning outside helping to maintain trees, shrubs, groundcovers, and ...

  • Start
    Thursday, February 21, 2019 9:00 AM
    Location
    sw grady way & longacres dr sw, Renton, WA
    Event Sponsor
    king conservation district
    Event Web Link
    Event Detail

    Join King Conservation District staff for an educational and impactful volunteer event at our Native Plant Nursery in Renton. Spend a morning outside helping to maintain trees, shrubs, groundcovers, and aquatic plants for projects across King County. Tasks may include watering, weeding, potting bareroot plants, dividing aquatic plants, facilities maintenance, and more! Some events will also include native plant identification sessions.


    Volunteers earn native plants that can be used to landscape their properties or donated to other organizations. Volunteer events are held two days every month.


    Contact volunteer@kingcd.org if you would like more information about the project.



  • Westcrest Park Forest Restoration Work Party – 8th Ave

    Join DIRT Corps in revitalizing Westcrest Park. We are working on the parcel of land next to 8th Ave, and it is overgrown with Himalayan blackberries! It's up to us and our volunteers to bring it under ...

  • Start
    Saturday, February 23, 2019 10:00 AM
    Location
    9000 8th ave sw, Seattle, WA
    Event Sponsor
    dirt corps
    Event Web Link
    Event Detail

    Join DIRT Corps in revitalizing Westcrest Park.
    We are working on the parcel of land next to 8th Ave, and it is
    overgrown with Himalayan blackberries! It's up to us and our volunteers to
    bring it under control! 
    The beginning of this volunteer event will
    include a brief weed ID. Combine knowledge with action as we work to clear this
    beautiful space of harmful species that overtakes the area. Many of you might
    already have this experience in your own backyard!
    Let’s work together to gradually transform and
    maintain Westcrest Park and make it a great public space for everyone to enjoy.
    Let us know of any questions, hope to see you out there!


    PLEASE RSVP HERE: https://seattle.greencitypartnerships.org/event/15363


    WEAR: Wear closed-toed shoes, long sleeves,
    long pants, and hat. Dress for the weather.


    MEET: Meet next to the p-patch gardens. Map of
    parking and work area: https://imgur.com/a/BQEen


    BRING: Bring water and lunch if you think you
    are going to get hungry. DIRT Corps will provide coffee and light refreshments.


    PARK: Park in the south parking lot of
    Westcrest Park, entrance is off SW Henderson St. Map of parking and work area:
    https://imgur.com/a/BQEen


    Questions? Email kat@thedirtcorps.com
    or call 206-850-2609

  • King Conservation District: Volunteer at KCD Native Plant Nursery

    Join King Conservation District staff for an educational and impactful volunteer event at our Native Plant Nursery in Renton. Spend a morning outside helping to maintain trees, shrubs, groundcovers, and ...

  • Start
    Friday, March 1, 2019 9:00 AM
    Location
    sw grady way & longacres dr sw, Renton, WA
    Event Sponsor
    king conservation district
    Event Web Link
    Event Detail

    Join King Conservation District staff for an educational and impactful volunteer event at our Native Plant Nursery in Renton. Spend a morning outside helping to maintain trees, shrubs, groundcovers, and aquatic plants for projects across King County. Tasks may include watering, weeding, potting bareroot plants, dividing aquatic plants, facilities maintenance, and more! Some events will also include native plant identification sessions.


    Volunteers earn native plants that can be used to landscape their properties or donated to other organizations. Volunteer events are held two days every month.


    Contact volunteer@kingcd.org if you would like more information about the project.



  • King Conservation District: Volunteer at May Creek Restoration Work Party

    Join King Conservation District and help restore the buffer habitat along May Creek, Issaquah, by planting native trees and shrubs. Fall chinook has been reported to spawn and rear in this creek; other ...

  • Start
    Saturday, March 2, 2019 10:00 AM
    Location
    may creek restoraiton project site, Issaquah, WA
    Event Sponsor
    king conservation district
    Event Web Link
    Event Detail

    Join King Conservation District and help restore the buffer habitat along May Creek, Issaquah, by planting native trees and shrubs. Fall chinook has been reported to spawn and rear in this creek; other species also documented are coho, sockeye, and winter steelhead.This restoration project will contribute to providing habitat for these endangered salmon species, as well as providing a continuous wildlife and habitat corridor, and providing surface water storage capacity. The exact location of the event will be provided after registration.


    The event will be held outdoors, so please dress for the weather and wear clothes and closed-toe shoes/boots that you don’t mind getting wet and muddy.


    Tools, gloves, water, hot beverages, and snacks will be provided. Please bring water bottle, travel mug, and lunch. 


    All ages and experience welcome!



  • King Conservation District: Volunteer at KCD Native Plant Nursery

    Join King Conservation District staff for an educational and impactful volunteer event at our Native Plant Nursery in Renton. Spend a morning outside helping to maintain trees, shrubs, groundcovers, and ...

  • Start
    Saturday, March 9, 2019 9:00 AM
    Location
    sw grady way & longacres dr sw, Renton, WA
    Event Sponsor
    king conservation district
    Event Web Link
    Event Detail

    Join King Conservation District staff for an educational and impactful volunteer event at our Native Plant Nursery in Renton. Spend a morning outside helping to maintain trees, shrubs, groundcovers, and aquatic plants for projects across King County. Tasks may include watering, weeding, potting bareroot plants, dividing aquatic plants, facilities maintenance, and more! Some events will also include native plant identification sessions.


    Volunteers earn native plants that can be used to landscape their properties or donated to other organizations. Volunteer events are held two days every month.


    Contact volunteer@kingcd.org if you would like more information about the project.



  • Immerse Yourself in Puget Sound and Craft Your Own Volunteer Experience! Join WSU Snohomish County Extension Beach Watchers

    Why is Being a Beach Watcher Awesome? You’ll get to immerse yourself in Puget Sound, learn TONS, and get hands-on experience!   Receive 80 hours of training and then craft your own volunteer experience ...

  • Start
    Friday, March 15, 2019 9:00 AM
    Location
    6915 armar rd, Marysville, WA
    Event Sponsor
    wsu snohomish county extension beach watchers
    Event Web Link
    Event Detail
    Why is Being a Beach
    Watcher Awesome?
    You’ll get to immerse yourself in Puget Sound, learn TONS,
    and get hands-on experience!
     
    Receive 80 hours of training and then craft your own volunteer
    experience by giving back 80 hours in Puget Sound education, research or
    stewardship projects that you select over the next two years. This university
    caliber training includes expert lectures on topics from marine wildlife to water
    quality to climate change, and many guided field trips. The training will be at
     Jennings Park in Marysville every Friday,
    9 AM – PM from March 15 - May 31, 2019 with one half day Saturday, May 18th.
     
    Applications are due on March 5th. Find
    our application at  http://extension.wsu.edu/snohomish/naturalresources/beachwatchers/.  For more
    information contact Chrys Bertolotto at chrys@wsu.edu
    or (425) 357-6020.
     
     

  • King Conservation District: Volunteer at KCD Native Plant Nursery

    Join King Conservation District staff for an educational and impactful volunteer event at our Native Plant Nursery in Renton. Spend a morning outside helping to maintain trees, shrubs, groundcovers, and ...

  • Start
    Friday, March 22, 2019 9:00 AM
    Location
    sw grady way & longacres dr sw, Renton, WA
    Event Sponsor
    king conservation district
    Event Web Link
    Event Detail

    Join King Conservation District staff for an educational and impactful volunteer event at our Native Plant Nursery in Renton. Spend a morning outside helping to maintain trees, shrubs, groundcovers, and aquatic plants for projects across King County. Tasks may include watering, weeding, potting bareroot plants, dividing aquatic plants, facilities maintenance, and more! Some events will also include native plant identification sessions.


    Volunteers earn native plants that can be used to landscape their properties or donated to other organizations. Volunteer events are held two days every month.


    Contact volunteer@kingcd.org if you would like more information about the project.



  • Westcrest Park Forest Restoration Work Party – 8th Ave

    Join DIRT Corps in revitalizing Westcrest Park. We are working on the parcel of land next to 8th Ave, and it is overgrown with Himalayan blackberries! It's up to us and our volunteers to bring it under ...

  • Start
    Saturday, March 30, 2019 10:00 AM
    Location
    9000 8th ave sw, Seattle, WA
    Event Sponsor
    dirt corps
    Event Web Link
    Event Detail

    Join DIRT Corps in revitalizing Westcrest Park.
    We are working on the parcel of land next to 8th Ave, and it is
    overgrown with Himalayan blackberries! It's up to us and our volunteers to
    bring it under control! 
    The beginning of this volunteer event will
    include a brief weed ID. Combine knowledge with action as we work to clear this
    beautiful space of harmful species that overtakes the area. Many of you might
    already have this experience in your own backyard!
    Let’s work together to gradually transform and
    maintain Westcrest Park and make it a great public space for everyone to enjoy.
    Let us know of any questions, hope to see you out there!


    PLEASE RSVP HERE: https://seattle.greencitypartnerships.org/event/15364/


    WEAR: Wear closed-toed shoes, long sleeves,
    long pants, and hat. Dress for the weather.


    MEET: Meet next to the p-patch gardens. Map of
    parking and work area: https://imgur.com/a/BQEen


    BRING: Bring water and lunch if you think you
    are going to get hungry. DIRT Corps will provide coffee and light refreshments.


    PARK: Park in the south parking lot of
    Westcrest Park, entrance is off SW Henderson St. Map of parking and work area:
    https://imgur.com/a/BQEen


    Questions? Email kat@thedirtcorps.com
    or call 206-850-2609


 

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