Community Service opportunities for extra credit - ENVS 100

 

Bring Community Service Project form with you to be sure you get credit!

 

On Saturday March 7th, the Chehalis River Basin Land Trust, the Chehalis River Council and the Centralia Stream Team are sponsoring a tree planting at the Discovery Trail in Centralia.

Planting will begin at 10am and continue until all 300 trees are planted.

Please bring a shovel. Dress for the weather. Raingear and gloves recommended.

Cookies and drinks will be provided.

Directions to the Discovery Trail:
FROM CENTRALIA/CHEHALIS AREA: Take Exit #82 from I-5 onto Harrison Avenue. Follow west (toward Fordís Prairie) through Galvin Road intersection (traffic signal) and 1.5 miles farther to Goodrich Road on Left. Follow Goodrich Road to its end, past the Wastewater Treatment Plant to gate and parking area on right. Trail begins at gate.


See these links for more info or other projects

 

Olympia Volunteers in Parks (V.I.P.)

http://www.ci.olympia.wa.us/cityservices/par/volunteering/volunteersinparks.htm

The Olympia Volunteers in Parks (V.I.P.) Program provides opportunities for people of all ages to volunteer to help make Olympia's parks nicer than they already are. Projects typically involve bulb and flower planting, native vegetation restoration, trail improvements or painting projects. Last year alone, over 1,500 volunteers contributed more than 4,400 hours of service to Olympia's parks.

 

Stream Team Program

††††††††††† http://www.co.thurston.wa.us/stormwater/Stream_Team/Stream_Team_home.htm

Stream Team is a program for citizens interested in protecting and enhancing water resources in Thurston County watersheds. The program is jointly coordinated by the City of Olympia, the City of Lacey, the City of Tumwater and Thurston County.Stream Team volunteers perform a wide array of services, from planting native trees and stenciling storm drains, to monitoring local streams and removing litter.

 

 

Environmental Organizations in Centralia Area

Possible opportunities for individual projects, occasional work parties.

 

Chehalis River Council

http://www.crcwater.org/

 

Chehalis River Basin Land Trust

http://www.chehalislandtrust.org/

 

WSU Lewis County Extension Volunteer Programs

http://lewis.wsu.edu/volunteer/