Take Your Volunteer Work on Behalf of Sammamish Community Habitats to a Higher
Become a Native Plant Steward or Trail Steward
Sign up now for the 2014 Native Plant Stewardship Program.
This ten week course includes expert training in:
· Native Plant Identification
· Puget Sound Ecosystems and Plant Communities
· Forest Ecology
· Riparian, Shoreline and Wetlands Ecology
· Project Leadership and Management
· Ecological Restoration and Monitoring
· And more!
Trainings will be held at Mercer Slough Environmental Learning Center, courtesy of the City of Bellevue.
· Fridays, 8:30-4:30pm April 18th– June 27th
· There will be three Saturday field trips
No experience is necessary. The training is free with a commitment for100 volunteer hours volunteer service working on a habitat restoration project, and to WNPS public outreach projects in King County. So many Native Plant Stewards have found this program rewarding and continue to volunteer their services and efforts to restore Washington's native plant habitat and educate others about the value of native plants.
Applications are posted at Applications are posted at www.wnps.org/npsp/king/program.html
Sammamish Trail Stewards
The City of Sammamish Trail Steward Program provides support for the construction and maintenance of the Sammamish trails system. Community members interested in serving as volunteer trail stewards receive advanced training in trail construction, safety and volunteer management. Upon completion of the training, stewards are asked to lead trail construction and maintenance work parties in the City of Sammamish. If you are interested in learning more about being a Sammamish Trail Steward contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 425.295.0556.