Past Projects & Events – 2018

January 3, 2018 Wed

  • Grays Harbor Noxious Weed Board Meeting held on Wed this month only.

January 3, 2018 Wed @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Hoquiam Timberland Library, 420 7th St, Hoquiam, WA 98550, USA

 

January 5, 2018 Fri

  • Artist Reception at Mobile Gallery – Volunteers needed to help host our Art in Nature series presenting Northwest artists.

January 5, 2018 Fri @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Pop-Up Gallery located at the Burien Community Center.  14700 6th Ave SW, Burien, WA 98166.
This exhibit by Danny Mansmith is inspired by walks in the woods when Danny moved from Chicago to the Seattle area.  Subject matter of his intricate drawings include tree, birds, wildlife and the legendary mermaids and mermans.  The show runs though January 2018.

 

January 6, 2018 Sat

  • Volunteer at the King Conservation District Nursery in Renton, just off of Grady Way, to help the replenish Weed Warrior restoration plants and trees used in 2018 projects. We appreciate your help! Activities include starting plants from seed, divisions, and transplants, or help maintain nursery stock by watering and weeding.

January 6, 2018 Sat @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
King Conservation District Nursery, Grady Way and Longacres Drive, Renton, WA

 

January 8, 2018 Mon

  • WW Board Mtg – Second Monday

January 8, 2018 Mon @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
KCLS Renton Downtown Library 100 Mill Ave So. Renton, WA 98056

We meet at the KCLS Downtown Renton Branch. Parking is free and meetings are open to the public.

 

January 20, 2018 Sat

  • Volunteer at the King Conservation District Nursery in Renton, just off of Grady Way, to help the replenish Weed Warrior restoration plants and trees used in 2018 projects. We appreciate your help! Activities include starting plants from seed, divisions, and transplants, or help maintain nursery stock by watering and weeding.

January 20, 2018 Sat @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
King Conservation District Nursery, Grady Way and Longacres Drive, Renton, WA

 

January 27, 2018 Sat

  • Volunteer at the King Conservation District Nursery in Renton, just off of Grady Way, to help the replenish Weed Warrior restoration plants and trees used in 2018 projects. We appreciate your help! Activities include starting plants from seed, divisions, and transplants, or help maintain nursery stock by watering and weeding.

January 27, 2018 Sat @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
King Conservation District Nursery, Grady Way and Longacres Drive, Renton,WA

 

February 2, 2018 Fri

  • Artist Reception at Mobile Gallery – Volunteers needed to help host our Art in Nature series presenting Northwest artists.

February 2, 2018 Fri @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Mobile Gallery

 

February 3, 2018 Sat

  • “Eat Your Garden” Program in Burien meets on the first Saturday of each month. Get to Know Each Other social and the Garden Rules. Address: 427 SW 144th Street, Burien 98166. The Nature Stewards gardeners will meet every Saturday at the Garden plot throughout May – October. Gloves provided. Waterers will be selected to to steward the garden plot during the summer. if interested in the duties and the bounties, contact Grace Stiller.

February 3, 2018 Sat @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
427 SW 144th St, Burien, WA 98166, USA

Waterers and Weeders will be selected to to steward the garden plot during the summer. If interested in the duties and the bounties of the Garden, contact Grace Stiller. 206.795.5783.
Participants learn about healthy garden environments that are beneficial to humans and wildlife, and experience hands-on activities and techniques for sustainable gardening. Our Sustainable Gardening workshops include topics like incorporating edible natives in your veggie and flower garden, using organic fertilizers, composting and worm bins. Participants have the opportunity to volunteer at local community gardens. They learn skills and principles that are relevant and used throughout their lives as environmental stewards and sustainable gardeners.

 

February 5, 2018 Mon

  • GHC- Noxious Weed Board meeting at Channel Point

February 5, 2018 Mon @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Channel Point Village, 907 K St, Hoquiam, WA 98550, USA

 

February 7, 2018 Wed

  • Northwest Flower & Garden Festival

February 7, 2018 Wed @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Washington State Convention Center, 705 Pike St, Seattle, WA 98101, USA

Volunteer and help host the National Wildlife Federation booth. Spots available through Feb 11th. Entrance is free to volunteers.

 

February 8, 2018 Thu

  • Northwest Flower & Garden Festival

February 8, 2018 Thu @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Washington State Convention Center, 705 Pike St, Seattle, WA 98101, USA

Volunteer and help host the National Wildlife Federation booth. Spots available through Feb 11th. Entrance is free to volunteers.

 

February 9, 2018 Friday  @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

  • Northwest Flower & Garden Festival

Washington State Convention Center, 705 Pike St, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
Volunteer and help host the National Wildlife Federation booth. Spots available through Feb 11th. Entrance is free to volunteers.

 

February 10, 2018 Sat.  9:00 am – 1:00 pm

  • Volunteer at the King Conservation District Nursery in Renton, just off of Grady Way, to help the replenish Weed Warrior restoration plants and trees used in 2018 projects. We appreciate your help! Activities include starting plants from seed, divisions, and transplants, or help maintain nursery stock by watering and weeding.

King Conservation District Nursery, Grady Way and Longacres Drive, Renton, WA

 

February 10, 2018 Sat @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

  • Northwest Flower & Garden Festival

Washington State Convention Center, 705 Pike St, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
Volunteer and help host the National Wildlife Federation booth. Spots available through Feb 11th. Entrance is free to volunteers.

 

February 12, 2018 Mon @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

  • WW Board Mtg – Second Monday

KCLS Renton Downtown Library 100 Mill Ave So. Renton, WA 98056
We meet at the KCLS Downtown Renton Branch. Parking is free and meetings are open to the public.

 

Tuesday, February 13, @ 7:00pm – 8:00pm

  • Present Class on Trees and Carbon Sequestration at NWF Habitat Stewardship meeting for Anna Lindstrom’s class,  Habitat Educator

MaST Center Aquarium
98198, 28203 Redondo Beach Dr S, Des Moines, WA 98198, USA

 

Friday, February 16, @ 10:00am – 1:00pm

  • Project with Ian Benedict in Mathison Park. ACE project. Take sign-in sheet, gloves, etc.

 

Saturday, February 17,  @ 10:00am – 2:00pm

  • Burien Bird Fest – Presenting Wildife Habitat Information, Native Plants and plant information to share

Burien Community Center
14700 6th Ave SW, Burien, WA 98166, USA

 

 

Saturday, February 17, @ 1:00pm – 3:00pm

  • New Start Community Garden launch mtg with community and gardeners.
    Volunteers help host table with NWF Backyard Wildlife Habitat information and native plants

Located on 120th St. SW at the New Start School Campus, baseball filed.

 

 Wednesday, February 21,  @ 1:30pm – 4:00pm

 

 

Thursday, February 22, @ 1:30pm – 4:00pm

Nursery is located at the corner of Longacres Way, just off of Grady Way in Renton, WA

 

Saturday, February 24, @  9:00am – 3:00pm

  • KCD Plant Sale – Volunteers needed to help with the Nature Stewards Booth

1107 SW Grady Way 1107 SW Grady Way, Renton,WA 98057, USA
Description:Volunteer helping with our booth should arrive at 8:30 am, just before the event opens. The King Conservation District offers a variety of native trees and shrubs for conservation purposes such as wildlife habitat, windbreaks, hedgerows, reforestation and stream enhancement. The plants are bareroot stock which means they do not come in pots or burlap bags, but are harvested from the field in winter when the plants are dormant and ready to be replanted. Bareroot plants are affordable, hardy, have well-developed roots, are easy to handle, transport and plant.

 

 

Friday, March 2,  @ 9:00am – 3:00pm

  • Continued event – Pot-up Bare Root plants from the KCD Plant Sale with Soil from Burien Bark.  Contact Grace if interested in volunteering for this event. 206.795.5783

 

Monday, March 5,  @11:00am – 12:00pm   Monthly on the first Monday

  • GHC- Noxious Weed Board meeting at Hoquiam Timberland Library

Hoquiam Timberland Library, 420 7th St, Hoquiam, WA 98550, USA

 

Saturday, March 10th,  @ 9:00am – 1:00pm
  • Volunteer at the King Conservation District Nursery in Renton, just off of Grady Way, to help the replenish Weed Warrior restoration plants and trees used in 2018 projects. We appreciate your help! Activities include starting plants from seed, divisions, and transplants, or help maintain nursery stock by watering and weeding.

King Conservation District Nursery, Grady Way and Longacres Drive, Renton, WA

 

 

March 11, 2018 !0:00 AM – 4:00 PM

  • Courtney Sullivan of the National Wildlife Federation hosts NWF Team Leadership meeting So Tower 1st floor conference room

 

March 12, 2018 Mon

  • WW Board Mtg – Second Monday

    March 12, 2018 Mon @ 6:00 pm8:00 pm
    KCLS Renton Downtown Library 100 Mill Ave So. Renton, WA 98056

    We meet at the KCLS Downtown Renton Branch. Parking is free and meetings are open to the public.

     

March 16, 2018 Fri

  • Volunteer at the King Conservation District Nursery in Renton, just off of Grady Way, to help the replenish Weed Warrior restoration plants and trees used in 2018 projects. We appreciate your help! Activities include starting plants from seed, divisions, and transplants, or help maintain nursery stock by watering and weeding.

    March 16, 2018 Fri @ 9:00 am1:00 pm
    King Conservation District Nursery, Grady Way and Longacres Drive, Renton, WA

March 17, 2018 Sat

  • 3 Saturdays of “Get Your Earth On!” at the Burien Community Center – this event features “The importance of Trees to Migitate Climate Change” Learn how to quantify the carbon sequestration happening in your own yard.

    March 17, 2018 Sat @ 11:00 am4:00 pm
    Burien Community Center – Shorewood Room

    Volunteers are needed for set up and throughout the event. Community service hours apply.

     

March 18, 2018 Sun  @ 1:00 pm2:00 pm

  • “Eat Your Garden” Program in Burien. Address: 427 SW 144th Street, Burien 98166 The Nature Stewards gardeners meet every Sunday at 1 pm, April – October. Gloves provided. If interested in the duties and the bounties, contact Grace Stiller, 425.228.7927

     

 

March 22, 2018  Thursday, 3:00pm – 4:45pm

  • Mathison Park in Burien – Invasive Weed Removal Project with kids. Meet Lisa at 3 pm
Friday, March 23, 2018 1:15pm – 3:30pm
  • Mathison Park Restoration Project with Ian and Highline Environmental Club

March 24, 2018 Sat

  • 3 Saturdays of “Get Your Earth On!” at the Burien Community Center – this event features “How to Create a Wildlife Habitat using Native Plants that Help Local Birds and Pollinators.” Set up begins at 11:00 AM.

    March 24, 2018 Sat @ 11:00 am4:00 pm
    Burien Community Center – Shorewood Room

    Volunteers are needed for set up and throughout the event. Community service hours apply.

     

March 25, 2018 Sun

  • “Eat Your Garden” Program in Burien. Address: 427 SW 144th Street, Burien 98166 The Nature Stewards gardeners meet every Sunday at 1 pm, April – October. Gloves provided. If interested in the duties and the bounties, contact Grace Stiller, 425.228.7927

    March 25, 2018 Sun @ 1:00 pm2:00 pm

     

Thursday, March 29  5:00pm – 6:00pm

  • Advocacy Group Meeting for No LGN Plant in Tacoma – Meet at the Burien Press

March 31, 2018 Sat

  • 3 Saturdays of “Get Your Earth On!” at the Burien Community Center – this event features “Sustainable Gardening incorporating Native Plants that draw Pollinators.” Set up begins at 11:00 AM. Event runs from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM.

    March 31, 2018 Sat @ 11:30 am4:30 pm
    Burien Community Center – Shorewood Room

    Volunteers are needed for set up and throughout the event. Community service hours apply.

     

Monday, April 2, 2018 11:00am – 12:00pm.  Monthly on the first Monday

  • GHC- Noxious Weed Board meeting at Hoquiam Timberland Library

 

 

Saturday, April 7, 2018 10:00am – 11:00am

  • Mandatory 1st meeting for the New Start Community Garden.
    “Eat Your Garden” Program in Burien. Get to Know Each Other social and the Garden Rules.The Nature Stewards gardeners will meet every Sunday at 1 pm throughout May – October. Gloves provided. Waterers will be selected to to steward the garden plot during the summer. If interested in the duties and the bounties, contact Grace Stiller, 425.228.7927.

New Start High School

614 SW 120th St, Seattle, WA 98146, USA
Description:Waterers and Weeders will be selected to steward the garden plot during the summer. If interested in the duties and the bounties of the Garden, contact Grace Stiller. 206.795.5783. Participants learn about healthy garden environments that are beneficial to humans and wildlife, and experience hands-on activities and techniques for sustainable gardening. Our Sustainable Gardening workshops include topics like incorporating edible natives in your veggie and flower garden, using organic fertilizers, composting and worm bins. Participants have the opportunity to volunteer at local community gardens. They learn skills and principles that are relevant and used throughout their lives as environmental stewards and sustainable gardeners.

Organizer: Nature Stewards

April 8, 2018 Sun

  • “Eat Your Garden” Program in Burien. Address: 427 SW 144th Street, Burien 98166 The Nature Stewards gardeners meet every Sunday at 1 pm, April – October. Gloves provided. If interested in the duties and the bounties, contact Grace Stiller, 425.228.7927

April 8, 2018 Sun @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
April 9, 2018 Mon

  • WW Board Mtg – Second Monday

April 9, 2018 Mon @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
KCLS Renton Downtown Library 100 Mill Ave So. Renton, WA 98056

We meet at the KCLS Downtown Renton Branch. Parking is free and meetings are open to the public.

April 10, 2018 Tue

  • Kim Ha and Highline High School restoration work party at Mathison Park

April 10, 2018 Tue @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
April 14, 2018 Sat

  • Class on native plants and sustainable gardens, with a focus on drought tolerant plants as the PNW faces warmer summers in the future due to climate change. Volunteer are needed at this event.

April 14, 2018 Sat @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Burien Community Center

Students and adults seeking community service opportunities are welcome to help with this event.

April 15, 2018 Sun

  • “Eat Your Garden” Program in Burien. Address: 427 SW 144th Street, Burien 98166 The Nature Stewards gardeners meet every Sunday at 1 pm, April – October. Gloves provided. If interested in the duties and the bounties, contact Grace Stiller, 425.228.7927

April 15, 2018 Sun @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
April 20, 2018 Fri

  • Tree Planting Day with the City of Burien – Plant the Earth Day Celebratory Tree and Wildlife Walks

April 20, 2018 Fri @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Burien Park to be announced

Save the Planet and Help Wildlife!
Every Tree, Every Action Counts.
Learn how to establish a Backyard Wildlife Habitat.
Hear the updated facts about Climate Change.
Sign-up for future restoration and tree planting events.

  • Lindbergh High school environmental event – Take a Vine Maple for a Raffle Item. Volunteers needed to assist at the information table.

April 20, 2018 Fri @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Lindbergh Senior High School, 16426 128th Ave SE, Renton, WA 98058, USA

April 22, 2018 Sun @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

  • “Eat Your Garden” Program in Burien. Address: 427 SW 144th Street, Burien 98166 The Nature Stewards gardeners meet every Sunday at 1 pm, April – October. Gloves provided. If interested in the duties and the bounties, contact Grace Stiller, 425.228.7927

April 29, 2018 Sun

  • “Eat Your Garden” Program in Burien. Address: 427 SW 144th Street, Burien 98166 The Nature Stewards gardeners meet every Sunday at 1 pm, April – October. Gloves provided. If interested in the duties and the bounties, contact Grace Stiller, 425.228.7927

Thursday, May 3

9:00am – 6:00pm
  • Opening Day of Burien Farmer’s Market – Host booth with Native Plants, Veggie bedding plants, Native Tree Give-a-Way and Wildlife Habitat Information. Volunteers are needed and can earn Community Service Hours
Description:Volunteers needed to set up, host booth, and take down at the end of the day. Earn Community Service Hours. Contact Grace 425.228.7927Burien Farmers’ Market – every Thursday from the beginning of May through mid-October. The Burien Farmers’ Market has developed into a very successful market with 40 to 50 vendors each week. Vendors include food booths, native plants, handmade goods, farm fresh products and fresh baked products.
On opening day, we host a tree give-a-way to Burien residents as part of the ACE grant program.

Saturday, May 5

3:00pm – 5:00pm
  • Gardening for Life with UMC – Outdoor activity – Take Laptop and projector for before hand activity.

Sunday, May 6

1:00pm – 2:00pm
  • Weekly on Sunday, until Oct 28, 2018  “Eat Your Garden” Program in Burien.
Address: 427 SW 144th Street, Burien 98166 The Nature Stewards gardeners meet every Sunday at 1 pm, April – October. Gloves provided. If interested in the duties and the bounties, contact Grace Stiller, 425.228.7927

Monday, May 7

11:00am – 12:00pm
Monthly on the first Monday
  • Grays Harbor County- Noxious Weed Board meeting at Hoquiam Timberland Library

Wednesday, May 9  7:00am – 6:00pm

  • Give BIG Fundraiser with Seattle Foundation

Thursday, May 10

9:00am – 6:00pm

Saturday, May 12 10:00am – 4:00pm

  • Tukwila Wildlife Festival – Volunteers needed throught out the day. Set up begins at 8:30 AM.

Tukwila Community Center

12424 42nd Ave S, Tukwila, WA 98168, USA

Description:Volunteers needed to help set up booth and plants and take down at the end of the day. Community Service ours earned!

 

Sunday, May 13  1:00pm – 2:00pm
Weekly on Sunday, until Oct 28, 2018

  • “Eat Your Garden” Program in Burien. Address: 427 SW 144th Street, Burien 98166 The Nature Stewards gardeners meet every Sunday at 1 pm, April – October. Gloves provided. If interested in the duties and the bounties, contact Grace Stiller, 425.228.7927
Monday, May 14

6:00pm – 8:00pm
  • Monthly on the second Monday, until Apr 9, 2019
WW Board Mtg – Second Monday

Description:We meet at the KCLS Downtown Renton Branch. Parking is free and meetings are open to the public.

Thursday, May 24

9:00am – 6:00pm
  • “Eat Your Garden” Program in Burien.
Address: 427 SW 144th Street, Burien 98166 The Nature Stewards gardeners meet every Sunday at 1 pm, April – October. Gloves provided. If interested in the duties and the bounties, contact Grace Stiller, 425.228.7927

 
Thursday, May 31  10:00am – 5:00pm

  • Burien Farmers Market with NWF Anna Lindstrom

Description:Volunteers needed to set up, host booth, and take down at the end of the day. Earn Community Service Hours. Contact Grace 425.228.7927 Burien Farmers’ Market – every Thursday from the beginning of May through mid-October. The Burien Farmers’ Market has developed into a very successful market with 40 to 50 vendors each week. Vendors include food booths, native plants, handmade goods, farm fresh products and fresh baked products.

Sunday, June 3  1:00pm – 2:00pm  Weekly on Sunday, until Oct 28, 2018
  • “Eat Your Garden” Program in Burien. Address: 427 SW 144th Street, Burien 98166 The Nature Stewards gardeners meet every Sunday at 1 pm, April – October. Gloves provided. If interested in the duties and the bounties, contact Grace Stiller, 425.228.7927
Monday, June 4  11:00am – 12:00pm  Monthly on the first Monday
Monday, June 11  6:00pm – 8:00pm

Monthly on the second Monday, until Apr 9, 2019
  • Weed Warrior, Nature Stewards Program Board Mtg – Second Monday

Description:We meet at the KCLS Downtown Renton Branch. Parking is free and meetings are open to the public.

Sunday, June 24  1:00pm – 2:00pm  Weekly on Sunday, until Oct 28, 2018
  • “Eat Your Garden” Program in Burien.
    Address: 427 SW 144th Street, Burien 98166 The Nature Stewards gardeners meet every Sunday at 1 pm, April – October. Gloves provided. If interested in the duties and the bounties, contact Grace Stiller, 425.228.7927