Become a Habitat Steward! (Thurston Co.)


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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Thurston County areaOlympia, WA 98501

An NWF volunteer at a habitat restoration event.

About

NOW IS YOUR CHANCE TO BECOME A HABITAT STEWARD!

NWF is offering a specialized 24-hour training to teach you how help others to create and restore wildlife habitat in backyards, schoolyards, and other private and public areas. This 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, pollinators, Pacific Northwest ecology, and much more!

Benefits include: an NWF volunteer t-shirt, 24 hours of hands-on training, engaging field trips, a comprehensive training manual with local resources, instruction from local professionals, and continued support from NWF staff.

WHEN:
Four 3-hour classroom sessions every Thursday in January (5 th, 12 th, 19 th, 26 th) from 6:00-9:00pm.
Two Saturday field trips (14 th, 28 th), plan on a full day!

WHERE:
Thurston County Courthouse, Room 280
2000 Lakeridge Drive SW, Olympia, WA, 98502

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 here: http://nwfthurston.brownpapertickets.com by 12:00pm on January 5 th.
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

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