Receive 100 hours of training on native plants in return for community work

Friday, January 6, 2017

Shelly Griner led a community project
to remove a bed of ivy from
Shoreline Park in 2009
Are you interested in learning about native plants and doing community ecological restoration? The Native Plant Stewardship Program is returning to the Washington Native Plant Society, Central Puget Sound (WNPS-CPS) Chapter!

This important program is now recognized as the Master Steward Program, in which participants receive 100 hours of training in exchange for volunteering in the community doing ecological restoration and educational outreach.

The program will be held on Fridays February 3rd through April 21st, and two Saturdays - February 18 and April 1.

Applications are due January 15th. The Master Steward Training Program will be held in the City of Shoreline at Shoreline Community College at 16101 Greenwood Ave N, and is funded largely by the City of Shoreline and King Conservation District.

Training will include:
  • plant biology and identification 
  • Puget Lowland habitat ecology 
  • ecological restoration techniques for new and established sites 
  • restoration site design 
  • project leadership and management 
  • community outreach and educational outreach techniques 
  • and much more! 

The Master Stewardship Application and information may be accessed here. Submit your interest by January 15, 2017.


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