Are you interested in creating habitat for wildlife? Do you want to do your part to keep Washington wild?

Now is your chance to become a Habitat Steward™!

The National Wildlife Federation is offering a specialized, multi-week virtual training to teach you how to create and restore wildlife habitat in backyards, schoolyards, and other places in your community.

The training consists of four classes, so make sure you will be able to attend all of them. This virtual workshop will be from 6:30-9 p.m. on Tuesday(s) on the following days:

  • May 7
  • May 14
  • May 21
  • May 28

Optional field trips and volunteering opportunities pertaining to local habitats are available in March as well.

Benefits include:

  • A comprehensive, digital training manual with local resources
  • Instruction from local professionals
  • Engaging field opportunities
  • Certification as a habitat steward volunteer
  • Continued support from NWF staff

A variety of topics will be presented on habitat restoration, PNW ecology and wildlife, natural yard care, invasive plants, native plants, & much more.

The cost of the training is $20. Note: scholarships are available! No one will be turned down due to lack of funds.

Once registered, the Zoom link will be emailed to you.

To register for the training, please visit

…or contact Guinevere Unterbrink at or (206) 577-7816.

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