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KCD offers a wide variety of volunteer opportunities. Monthly volunteer events in KCD’s Native Plant Nursery and at other locations provide chances to learn about growing native plants and restoring streams and wetlands. See the Volunteer Events listed below and click on the the event links to sign up.

KCD 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 plant division and transplantation or maintenance of nursery stock by watering and weeding. Watch for scheduled events below:

No KCD Native Plant Nursery volunteer events will occur in November and December. Check back in 2024 for announcements about future KCD Nursery Volunteer opportunities.

Orca Recovery Day

Orca Recovery Day is a region-wide effort with event happening across Puget Sound and beyond and occurs every fall. This is your opportunity to join with your local Conservation District and other partner organizations and work to recover our critically endangered Orca whales.

There are no upcoming Events at this time.

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Group Habitat Restoration Events

Experience stream and wetland restoration first hand and help KCD implement successful restoration projects! Each season provides a different type of volunteer opportunity including: removing invasive plants, planting and installing native plants, spreading mulch and installing tree protectors. These projects are great for groups. Snacks, tools, on-site supervision and environmental education provided.

There are no upcoming Events at this time.


 

Frequently Asked Questions

What Volunteer Events are coming up?

The following are volunteer events being offered by KCD and other partner organizations.

Who Can Volunteer?

Anyone! Youth under 18 years of age need to complete a youth waiver:

Download KCD Project Site Youth Waiver

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.

Questions?

Please contact marinn.carpenter@kingcd.org for information about volunteering with KCD.

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