Park Stewardship Program

The City of Mukilteo in partnership with EarthCorps is excited to offer a new Park Stewardship Program to the community.

Get Active, Get Outside, Volunteer!

The Stewardship Program is a great way to become engaged in your community and participate in a healthy activity that enhances the quality of life in Mukilteo. The Park Stewardship Program is a great way for citizens, young and old, to come together and help maintain and preserve our beautiful outdoor spaces in Mukilteo.  Check out our new 2016 Park Stewardship Brochure!

Volunteers will attend four lecture and hands-on field workshops to include general program orientation & expectations, plant identification, best management practices related to invasive plant control and planting, trail maintenance and volunteer management. Once trained, stewards commit to at least 25 hours within a year to the program where they will implement an agreed upon work plan with their volunteer cohort. In addition, stewards will coordinate and lead community volunteer events.

Age: 18 years and up

Fee: FREE!

To Register: www.earthcorps.org/volunteer.php

  • A calendar will appear, click to the May calendar and go to the May 19 or May 21 date and register for one of the Orientation Event Dates. A screen will pop up asking you to fill in your name, address, phone, email, etc., once completed click on the sign-up button and you will be registered for the orientation.
  • You can choose to go in and register for all the programs or wait until after the orientation to see if you are still interested in registering for the trainings.

 Steward Program Training Workshops

All workshops meet at Rosehill Community Center, 304 Lincoln Ave., Mukilteo

  • Orientation: Thurs, May 19 – 6:30pm-8:30pm or Sat, May 21 – 9am-11am (classroom) Learn the purpose of Stewardship and why it’s important.
  • Field Training – Trails: Sat, June 11 – 9am-1pm (classroom & field) Learn the best management practices for trail maintenance and why it’s important.
  • Field Training- Vegetation: Sat, June 25 -9am-1pm (classroom & field) Learn invasive, non-native and native plant identification; best practices for control and planting.
  • Volunteer Management: Sat, July 16 – 9am-1pm (classroom & field) Review roles and learn about event set up, registration, introductions, setting goals, safety, work skills, wrap up and celebration.
  • Sat, July 30 – Community Volunteer Event: Lead a community volunteer event.

 

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