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Old 03-14-2013, 01:05 PM   #1
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Default WA- Apply for free Native Plant Stewardship Training and help out the SW Queen Anne Greenbelt

Apply for free Native Plant Stewardship Training and help out the SW Queen Anne Greenbelt
March 12th, 2013
by Laura

Apply for free Native Plant Stewardship Training and help out the SW Queen Anne Greenbelt Queen Anne View
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If you’ve seen our calls for Southwest Queen Anne Greenbelt volunteers, but thought “I don’t have the skills or knowledge to help out” – well, two things. 1) anyone can help, and 2) if you want to make it official, you can become a Washington Native Plant Society (WNPS) Native Plant Steward.

The WNPS stewards help save Seattle parks, so the skills you gain as a steward can reach beyond Queen Anne. Right now, the WNPS and the Green Seattle Partnership are offering 100 hours of free stewardship training.

Native Plant Steward training will teach local native plant identification, Puget Sound ecology, current restoration and landscaping skills, and how to control invasive weeds. Once you have the training under your belt, you can help restore Seattle’s urban forests, salmon streams, and wetlands – like the Southwest Queen Anne Greenbelt urban forest. You can also apply your knowledge in creating native plant gardens and...
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