See you at the Northwest Flower and Garden Festival KCD Staff will be at the 2018 Northwest Flower and Garden Festival, February 7 to 11. We’ll be sharing information and DIY projects that encourage native pollinators in your landscape design. Stop by our booth for information on all of KCD’s programs and services, drop off soil … Continued
KCD is pleased to announce that Melissa Tatro is stepping into a new role as Community Agriculture Coordinator. Melissa joined KCD in 2014 as Outreach Coordinator to expand engagement activities. She helped build many partnerships and now brings that same commitment and energy to develop urban community gardens of all shapes and sizes. One of Melissa’s … Continued
In December 2017, KCD welcomed Washington native Ashley Allan as the Shoreline and Riparian Habitat Program Assistant. She grew up in Kent and attended Western Washington University in Bellingham, where she earned a BS in Environmental Science with an emphasis in marine ecology. She has a background in stream restoration and environmental education through her previous work … Continued
Thank you to our wonderful volunteers! In 2017, 863 volunteers donated a total of 2,395 hours of service to KCD projects including our Native Plant Nursery, Longfellow Creek Forest Restoration, Conservation Projects, Stream Stewards, and outreach events. Learn how you can get involved by visiting Volunteer Opportunities.
King Conservation District Grant Program 2017 Seattle Community Partnership Grant Awards The King Conservation District awards grants for projects that directly enhance natural resources, provide education and outreach to increase public awareness, build capacity for natural resource improvement projects, and implement pilot or demonstration projects across King County. The KCD-Seattle Community Partnership Grant Program, in … Continued