Help Wildlife & Become A Habitat Steward! (King Co.)


(47.490498,-122.23854)
 

Cause Areas

When

Thu Feb 02, 2017 06:00 PM - Sat Feb 25, 2017 03:00 PM

Where

12601 76th Ave SSeattle, WA 98178

Credit: Rhonda Clements

About

NOW IS YOUR CHANCE TO BECOME A HABITAT STEWARD!

NWF is offering a specialized 24-hour training program is engaging, fun and highly informative and you get to meet and interact with local conservation professionals and other similarly interested folks! Expert speakers will present on topics such as: rain gardens, gardening for wildlife, native plants, noxious weeds, habitat restoration, and much more! Benefits include: an NWF volunteer t-shirt, 30 hours of hands-on training, engaging field trips, a comprehensive training manual with local resources, and instruction from local convservation professionals.

WHEN:

Four 3-hour classroom sessions every Thursday in February (2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd) from 6:00-9:00pm. Two Saturday field trips (11th , 25th ), plan on a full day!

WHERE:

King County libraries; each evening class will take place at a different branch location. See below for specific dates and libraries:

  • February 2: Skyway Library (12601 76th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98178)
  • February 9: Renton Public Library (100 Mill Ave S, Renton, WA 98057)
  • February 17: Renton Highlands Library (2801 NE 10th St, Renton, WA 98056)
  • February 23: Foster Library (4060 S 144th St, Tukwila, WA 98168)
COST:

$30, includes classroom materials; scholarships are available!
Coffee, tea, and snacks will be provided. You are welcome to bring a brown bag dinner.

RSVP:

Register at NWFking.brownpapertickets.com

Questions or concerns? Contact Sarah at WAHabitatCoordinator@nwf.org or (206) 577-7809.

*Prospective Habitat Stewards must commit to providing 30-hours of volunteer service on local conservation projects within a year after the training.

Skills

  • Habitat Restoration
  • Botany
  • Environmental Education
  • Gardening
  • Horticulture
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • 24-hours of classroom training.
  • We require that you complete 30-hours of volunteer work within 12 months of certification.

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