NOW IS YOUR CHANCE TO BECOME A HABITAT STEWARD™!
NWF is offering a specialized 24-hour training to teach you how help others to create and restore wildlife habitat in backyards, schoolyards, and other private and public areas. This program is engaging, fun and highly informative and you get to meet and interact with local conservation professionals and other similarly interested folks! Expert speakers will present on topics such as: rain gardens, gardening for wildlife, native plants, noxious weeds, habitat restoration, pollinators, Pacific Northwest ecology, and much more!
Benefits include: an NWF volunteer t-shirt, 24 hours of hands-on training, engaging field trips, a comprehensive training manual with local resources, instruction from local professionals, and continued support from NWF staff.
Four 3-hour classroom sessions every Thursday in January (5th, 12th, 19th, 26th) from 6:00-9:00pm.
Two Saturday field trips (14th, 28th), plan on a full day!
Thurston County Courthouse, Building 1, Room 280
2000 Lakeridge Drive SW, Olympia, WA, 98502
$30, includes classroom materials; scholarships are available!
Coffee, tea, and snacks will be provided. You are welcome to bring a brown bag dinner.
*Prospective Habitat Stewards must commit to providing 30-hours of volunteer service on local conservation projects within a year after the training.
About Habitat Steward™ Training:
Habitat Steward™ Training is a National Wildlife Federation program which educates individuals on multiple aspects of the environment, with an intense focus on creating wildlife habitats in different locations. This 24-hour training program provides access to reference materials Habitat Stewards can use to continue their education, as well as local contacts who are experts in their fields.