Environmental stewardship may start in your own back yard, but it doesn’t have
to end there.
Getting involved in your community means doing the little things — everything
from picking up trash in your local park to cleaning up after your pets when out
on a walk. It also means volunteering for and supporting programs that support
habitat restoration, clean streets and shorelines, and community gardens.
Quality of life in Seattle is more dependent on a robust urban ecosystem than it
is on other factors. Look into opportunities to serve your community and save
Volunteer to work on urban forest or urban creek restoration projects
Volunteer for creek restoration projects
Consider a natural edge rather than a bulkhead for dealing with erosion
Pick up your pet waste and put it in the garbage
Join an ‘Adopt-a-Park’ group
Sign your kids up for environmental stewardship programs
Help teens join Steps Toward Environmental Partnerships and other programs just for teens