Upcoming Training Opportunities

Each year, we offer a series of trainings for Forest Stewards and frequent volunteers. Join us to learn more about restoration best management practices, community engagement, and urban forest ecology.

 

Upcoming Trainings

 

Bird Habitat Consultation | Wednesday, July 11th | 4pm-6pm | Jackson Park This Bird Habitat Consultation at Jackson Park centers around the food, water, cover and nesting needs of birds as it pertains to this restoration site. Join expert Ed Dominguez from Seward Park Audubon to learn about his habitat recommendations for the park and take those lessons back your own restoration project.

RSVP at:  https://seattle.greencitypartnerships.org/event/13551

Plant ID Training| Friday, July 13th | 10am-noon |Pigeon Point

This training is open to community members, volunteers, GSP Forest Stewards, and DNDA staff that are interested in learning or brushing up on native and invasive plant ID skills. We will mainly cover plants that are found and installed in restoration sites around West Seattle. The training will take place along the trails of Pigeon Point. Lunch will be provided.

RSVP at:  https://seattle.greencitypartnerships.org/event/14217

Bird Habitat Consultation | Wednesday, August 8th | 4pm-6pm | Lewis Park This Bird Habitat Consultation at Lewis Park centers around the food, water, cover and nesting needs of birds as it pertains to this restoration site. Join expert Ed Dominguez from Seward Park Audubon to learn about his habitat recommendations for the park and take those lessons back your own restoration project.

RSVP at:  https://seattle.greencitypartnerships.org/event/13530

Save the Date:  

Wetlands 101 | Monday, September 24th| 10am-noon | Longfellow Creek

Winter Twig ID | Friday, November 30th | 10am-noon | Pigeon Point Park

Related Learning Opportunities:

The Washington Native Plant Society Central Puget Sound Chapter invites Forest Stewards and volunteers to attend their monthly programing.  These events are free and open to the public. There is free plant ID help before all of the Seattle programs.  Find out about upcoming programs: https://www.wnps.org/cps_programs.html

 

Past trainings with links

Winter Twig ID | Wednesday, January 24th 

Native Plant Walk | Saturday, February 24th 

Introduction to Wetlands | Friday, March 16th 

Common Tree Health Issues | Tuesday, April 10th 

Tracking Pollution Using Moss | Thursday, April 12th 

Bird Habitat Consultation | Wednesday, April 25th |  Harrison Ridge Greenbelt

Bird Habitat Consultation | Wednesday, May 9th | Fairmount Playground Park

Plant ID Training | Friday, May 11th 

Morning Treats and Tweets | Saturday, May 12th

Bird Focus: Spring Migration| Saturday, May 19th

Bird Focus: Birding by ear | Saturday, June 2nd

Bird Habitat Consultation | Wednesday, June 13th |Thorndyke Park

If you have suggestions for trainings that you would be interested in, or think would be helpful for others, please email Andrea.

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