Environment

Sierra Club presents DiCaprio's film - Before the Flood

Event: 
Sun, 03/12/2017 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Annual Dinner and Volunteer Recognition Celebration

Event: 
Fri, 02/24/2017 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm

You’re invited to the Native Plant Salvage’s Annual Dinner and Volunteer Recognition Celebration, downtown Olympia at the Abigail Stuart House! Join us on Friday, February 24th at from 5 – 9 p.m. for an evening replete with live music, friendship, food and more.

Highlights include live music by a seven-piece Brazilian-Cuban-Swing-Blues-Jazz band called Bevy.  We’re also serving up all you can eat desserts from Olympic Mountain Ice Cream.

Who doesn't love a night of camaraderie, groovin' live music, and delicious foods?  Space is limited; RSVP today to guarantee your seat at this festive event! Just email nativeplantsalvage@gmail.com

Suggested donation for the event is $10 - $50 / person. 

Visit our website for more information!

Native Plant Salvage

Event: 
Sun, 03/05/2017 - 9:30am - 3:30pm

At a native plant Salvage event, volunteers rescue small native trees, shrubs, and herbaceous plants from local areas that are scheduled for clearing due to development.  These events are our organization’s namesake, and a great way to practice plant identification while volunteering and enjoying the camaraderie of fellow plant lovers.

We’ll keep you well fed all day with hot soup and snacks! Volunteers are invited to help for however long they feel capable; whether that’s all day or for a few hours, we appreciate your contribution. 

Please email nativeplantsalvage@gmail.com to register. Location and further details sent following registration.

Visit our website for more information and other Salvage dates!

Native Plant Salvage

Event: 
Sun, 02/26/2017 - 9:30am - 3:30pm

These events are our organization’s namesake, and a great way to practice plant identification while volunteering and enjoying the camaraderie of fellow plant lovers.  We’ll keep you well fed all day with hot soup, hot beverages, and snacks galore! 

At a native plant Salvage event, volunteers rescue small native trees, shrubs, and herbaceous plants from local areas that are scheduled for clearing due to development.  We then take the small plants back to our nursery to pot them up.  

Volunteers are invited to help for however long they feel capable; whether that’s all day or for a few hours, we appreciate your contribution. 

Please email nativeplantsalvage@gmail.com for more information or to register. Location and further details sent following registration.

Visit our website for more details and other Salvage dates!

Native Plant Salvage

Event: 
Sun, 02/12/2017 - 9:30am - 3:30pm

At a native plant Salvage event, volunteers rescue small native trees, shrubs, and herbaceous plants from local areas that are scheduled for clearing due to development.  These events are our organization’s namesake, and a great way to practice plant identification while volunteering and enjoying the camaraderie of fellow plant lovers.

We’ll keep you well fed all day with hot soup and snacks! Volunteers are invited to help for however long they feel capable; whether that’s all day or for a few hours, we appreciate your contribution. 

Please email nativeplantsalvage@gmail.com for more information or to register. Location and further details sent following registration.

Visit our website for more details and other Salvage dates!

Native Plant Salvage Event

Event: 
Sat, 02/04/2017 - 9:30am - 3:30pm

Join us for the first Native Plant Salvage event of the year! These events are our organization’s namesake, and a great way to practice plant identification while volunteering and enjoying the camaraderie of fellow plant lovers.

We’ll keep you well fed all day with hot soup and snacks!  At these events, volunteers rescue small native trees, shrubs, and herbaceous plants from local areas that are scheduled for clearing due to development.

Volunteers are invited to help for however long they feel capable; whether that’s all day or for a few hours, we appreciate your contribution.

Email nativeplantsalvage@gmail.com to register.

Visit our website for more details and other Salvage dates!

Owls of the Pacific Northwest

Event: 
Sat, 02/04/2017 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Seven different species of owls indigenous to the Northwest will be presented. Facts and information will be discussed to educate attendees and provide an opportunity to view live owls up close.  For Heaven’s Sake Animal Rescue and Rehabilitation is dedicated to the preservation of orphaned and injured animals by providing quality care and treatment in a safe, secure and nurturing environment while preparing them for release into their natural habitat. 

Recommended age Group: Adults, Teens middle & high school, Youth grades 4-6

We’re located at 7023 New Market St SW, accessible via Intercity Transit route 12/13.  Call 360-943-7790 for more information.

 

Capitol Land Trust MLK Day of Service

Event: 
Mon, 01/16/2017 - 10:00am - 1:00pm

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service is a federal holiday and national day of service – a “day on, not a day off.” This special day recognizes Dr. King’s legacy through community service. Every year, Americans of every age and background celebrate Dr. King through service projects that strengthen communities, empower individuals, bridge barriers, and create solutions. Learn more about Dr. King here.

On Monday, January 16, 2017, Capitol Land Trust will be hosting a service project at Bayshore Preserve (Shelton) from 10 AM – 1 PM. The Center for Natural Lands Management will be teaching us about praries. We will be planting Washington’s only native oak tree, Garry oak (or Oregon white oak). Come out to this beautiful property, learn, and make new friends!

Tools, gloves and warm food and drink will be provided. Please dress appropriately for the weather – we will be working outdoors rain or shine. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. If you have your own gloves, feel free to bring them.

Please email mary@capitollandtrust.org or call (360)943-3012 to register. Directions will be sent after registration. 

MLK Day Restoration Celebration at Darlin Creek Preserve

Event: 
Mon, 01/16/2017 - 9:30am

MLK Day Restoration Celebration at Darlin Creek Preserve

Monday January 16th, 9:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service with the Native Plant Salvage Foundation on a stunning Capitol Land Trust Property! Come when you can, stay as little or as long as you like!

In honor of MLK Day, we invite community members to join us for a day of community service and hands-on learning.  Hot vegetarian soup, sandwiches, hot drinks, cookies, and other snacks will be available to keep volunteers fueled for this important work.

WSU Extension Water Resources/Native Plant Salvage, and Veterans Conservation Corps will join community volunteers to restore a property conserved by the Capitol Land Trust. While helping with the revegetation, volunteers will learn about techniques for habitat restoration, including planting on slopes and using live stakes for erosion control.  This is a great opportunity to learn about native plants best suited to different conditions while restoring the ecological function to this diverse property of wetlands, creeks, a lake, and forests.

Email nativeplantsalvage@gmail.com to register, or call us at (360) 867-2167.

Would you like to help us prepare for the event? We will be doing the hard work of site preparation on Thursday, January 12 and Friday, January 13.  Please email us if you are available to volunteer on any of those days!

For more information about this particular preserve, you can visit the CLT website: https://capitollandtrust.org/conserved-lands/conservation-areas/black-ri...

Let's Go Fly a Kite

Event: 
Sat, 03/25/2017 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

With spring around the corner, are you itching to get outside and play? Kite flying is a great activity no matter how old you are. Come decorate and assemble your very own “frustrationless flyer” – the easiest kite you’ll ever fly!

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