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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.

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VOLUNTEER EVENT SCHEDULE

Become a Better Ground Ambassaddor

Help KCD promote Better Water, Better Soil, and Better Communities… become a Better Ground Ambassador today!  Would you have fun attending events like the King County Fair, the NW Flower & Garden Festival and farmers markets? Are you interested in learning about environmental topics? Do you enjoy taking with people? Help KCD spread the word about our programs and services by volunteering as a Better Ground Ambassador. Gain valuable outreach experience and increase your awareness of environmental topics. Attend the upcoming orientation on May 3rd from 6 – 7 PM to learn more

Where: King Conservation District
1107 Southwest Grady Way #Suite 130 Renton, WA 98057

When: Thursday, May 3, 6 PM - 7 PM

Register Now!


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:
May 12th Register Now!
May 18th Register Now!

Stream Steward Volunteers

Stream Steward Volunteers: KCD Stream Stewards test water quality parameters on Boise Creek and Newaukum Creek sub-basins in South King County. Attend a training and learn how to become a Stream Steward.
More information here.
Sign up to become a Stream Steward.



Habitat Restoration Events

Experience stream and wetland restoration first hand and help the King Conservation District implement successful restoration projects! Each season provides a different type of volunteer opportunity including: invasive plant removal, native plant installation, spreading mulch, and installing tree protectors. These projects are great for groups. Snacks, tools, on-site supervision, and environmental education provided. Contact Nikki Wolf at volunteer@kingcd.org or 425-282-1909 to schedule a date and location that works for your group.



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.