3 Meetup Groups match “Habitat Restoration” near Seattle, WA
Want to: Learn more about native plants ? Landscape with native plants (and save on your watering bill)? Provide habitat for wildlife ? Meet fellow outdoor enthusiasts ? Help restore natural areas? Then join our meetup group, attend our presentations, take part in hikes and other sponsored events. For more information see the Washington Native Plant Society (WNPS) website at http://www.wnps.org or the South Sound Chapter (SSC) website at http://www.southsoundchapterwnps.org.
Battling invasive ivy, blackberry, and caring for native plant communities is hard work with purpose and meaning. West Seattle has a little-known creek, Puget Creek, that is culturally important to the Duwamish Tribe. Salmon once spawned in this creek that drains into the Duwamish River near the Duwamish Longhouse and Cultural Center. So, restoring habitat in the Puget Creek watershed has an environmental justice aspect to it. Puget Creek watershed is also important to King County Wastewater Tre …
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The Native Plant Salvage Alliance (NPSA) collaborates to preserve, restore and teach about native flora in Tacoma and Pierce County, Washington. The NPSA was originally created in 2003 by volunteers to support citizen plantings and habitat restoration projects occurring throughout the Puget Sound basin. The NPSA orchestrates the sweat equity of volunteers to dig for beneficial plants before bulldozers arrive for development. Along the way volunteers learn to identify and understand the many val …
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