KCD offers in-person, online, and go-at-your-own-pace education opportunities. Topics include streamside restoration, marine shorelines, planting with native plants, wildfire preparedness, agricultural stewardship, and more. Many of our courses can help connect you with resources through KCD and other agencies to help make improvements to your farm, forest, or stream. Topics rotate through the year, but you can stay abreast of upcoming courses by signing up for our newsletter.

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Upcoming Educational Classes/Workshops/Events

Self-Guided Learning

KCD is moving our popular education courses online in an easy to use format that allows you to learn at your own pace. Each course allows you to start, stop, and pick up where you left off whenever you like. Click on the course below and it will take you to a new page to get started.

Workshop and Education Videos

Many of KCD’s workshops have been recorded and put on YouTube for easy and convenient viewing.


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Resources for Teachers

Looking for environmental education resources for your classroom? We’ve put together a curated list of resources from Washington State and beyond. Find activities and lesson plans for grades K-8 in both English and Spanish in these PDF Resource Guides:

Recurring KCD Courses

Land and Water Stewardship

Attend one or more of the hands-on workshops focusing on livestock land management practices. See a variety of options and work with technicians to discover ways to manage mud, pastures, manure, and streams and wetland buffers. Learn More

Agricultural Tours and Classes

See interesting and new ways to set up a farm in King County. Technical experts will be at every tour ready to answer questions and provide resources. Learn about a variety of new topics around agriculture and land management. Learn More

Envirothon for High School Students

Participate in this national high school environmental science and natural resources competition. Learn more about creating a team or volunteering at an event. Learn More

Where the Water Begins

Learn about the ecological, geological and vegetation management issues associated with living Where the Water Begins. Learn More

Freshwater Shorelines

Learn how to beautify and care for your residential property along a stream, lake, or wetland and provide essential wildlife habitat. Learn More

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