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.
Beavers, Bumble Bees, Foxes – Oh, My! Wildlife Stewardship in Seattle| Tuesday, June 18th 6:00 – 8:30 PM | Magnuson Park, Building 20, Workshop Room
Are you interested in the types of wildlife living in our natural areas, how they survive, and how we can protect them? Great news, we have the workshop for you! We’ll start this workshop hearing from Patti Bakker with Seattle Parks and Recreation about the types wildlife in Seattle’s natural areas and how we can protect them through the Green Seattle Partnership’s wildlife best management practices. After this discussion, we’ll take a walking tour through Magnusson Park’s beaver habitat with Elyssa Kerr of Beaver’s Northwest to learn more about beaver’s in Seattle’s natural areas with the hope to see a few for ourselves.
Related Learning Opportunities:
Thanks to Seattle Parks and Recreation and Seward Park Audubon, GSP Forest Steward can attend the following events FREE of charge:
The Washington Native Plant Society Central Puget Sound Chapter invites Forest Stewards and volunteers to attend their monthly programming. 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-events/calendar
Past trainings with links
Pacific Madrone Decline and Recovery| Saturday, February 16th
Bird Habitat Consultation| Tuesday, April 9th | Cheasty Greenspace
Prepare for Plant Orders | Thursday, April 25th | Jefferson Park
Bird Habitat Consultation| Tuesday, May 7th | Green Lake
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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