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King Conservation District Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer with King Conservation District
The King Conservation District hosts a wide variety of habitat enhancement projects. Monthly volunteer events in the KCD Native Plant Nursery and at Longfellow Creek provide opportunities to learn about growing native plants and restoring streams and wetlands. See the Volunteer Event Schedule below and click on the “Register Now” links to sign up for one of our regularly scheduled events.

Schedule Special Volunteer Events
Schools, businesses and organizations are invited to schedule volunteer events for hands-on experience with stream and wetland enhancement, or working in the KCD Native Plant Nursery. Each season provides a different activities, including invasive plant removal, native plant installation, spreading mulch, and installing tree protectors. These projects are great for groups and can accommodate 10 or more volunteers. To arrange a private event contact Nikki Wolf, Volunteer Coordinator, at 425-282-1909, or email Volunteer Coordinator.

Volunteer with the KCD Outreach Team
Help the King Conservation District spread the word about our programs and services by volunteering as a KCD Outreach Program. Gain valuable experience and use your creative skills to help design KCD tabling materials, and increase your awareness of environmental topics. For details on becoming a KCD Outreach Volunteer click Here.

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VOLUNTEER EVENT SCHEDULE

KCD Native Plant Nursery

Native Plant Nursery: Native plants grown from locally collected seed are the corner stone of conservation and ecological restoration. Learn about growing native plants for stream and wetland restoration projects while helping to perform critical nursery tasks. Activities include starting plants from seed, divisions, and transplants, or help maintain nursery stock by watering and weeding.

Where:
King Conservation District Nursery in Renton

When:
9 a.m. - 1p.m.

Scheduled volunteer dates include:
March 17 - Cancelled
April 15, 21


Urban Forest Restoration

Urban Forest Restoration: Longfellow Creek Join KCD and the Green Seattle Partnership to help restore habitat on Longfellow creek in West Seattle. Longfellow creek is one of only four salmon streams in Seattle. Come join our ongoing efforts to replace invasive ivy and blackberry with native trees and shrubs.


Where:
SW Brandon St and 29th Ave SW entrance of the Longfellow Legacy Trail in West Seattle

When:
10 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Scheduled volunteer dates include:
February 18 - CANCELLED
March 4th - Evento Restauración Ambiental para
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March 18
April 22 (Duwamish Alive)

Who Can Volunteer? Anyone! Youth under 18 years of age need to complete a youth waiver. Youth under 18 years of age need to complete a youth waiver: click here to download. Youth under 14 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

Can I get service learning or community service credit for school?  Absolutely!

What do I need for the day of the event?  Please bring water, sturdy shoes, and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty.  Don’t forget to bring raingear as we work rain or shine!

Can my youth group or company schedule a private volunteer event? Yes! Groups of 10 or more can request a private event on weekdays or weekends.  Please contact Nikki Wolf, Volunteer Coordinator, to arrange a private event.

Please contact our Volunteer Coordinator Nikki Wolf at (425) 282-1909 at least two days prior to a scheduled event to register, receive driving directions, and obtain more information.