Northwest NEWS

January 7, 2002

Features

Train to be a watershed steward

Whether you'd like to join citizen efforts to restore urban creeks in Seattle or help preserve the rural watersheds of King County, you can learn the latest on protecting land and water resources by becoming a Land/Water Steward.
   The Spring 2002 Land/Water Stewardship training program will explore how stewards can better understand the connections between urban, rural, and wild landscapes of King County.
   Applications must be completed and returned by Feb. 22.
   The free nine-week training, including field trips, will begin in April.
   Space is limited, and participants will be selected based on their interest in volunteering and their background in natural resources.
   To receive complete information and an application, please call Paul Racette at (206) 205-3171 or e-mail at paul.racette@metrokc.gov. Those outside the 206 area code may call toll-free to 1-800-325-6165 and ask for extension 5-3171.
   Or visit the Web site http://www.metro.gov/WSU-CE/land&water.
   An application can also be downloaded from Web site.