Environmental Education Docent Training

Environmental Education Docent Training

Do you love the outdoors and wildlife? Share your passion for nature by becoming a volunteer Environmental Education Docent! Lake Sammamish State Park is providing a five-hour docent training program for those interested in becoming environmental education volunteers at the park. The training introduces environmental education methods and techniques. Participants who successfully complete the training, will receive a docent certification and be eligible to lead environmental education programs at the park. Lake Sammamish State Park volunteer docents assist park rangers with a variety of programs, including nature hikes, educational crafting activities, formal school programs, and drop-in educational stations. The training culminates with participants leading short educational activities during our Get Outdoor Expo on June 10. Cost: $20 ($10 for seniors or students) - includes a light lunch Sign up here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lake-sammamish-state-park-environmental-education-docent-training-tickets-32235946584 Dates and Times: Environmental Education Docent Training Saturday, June 3 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM Lake Sammamish State Park Get Outdoor Expo Saturday, June 10 10 AM– 3:00 PM Location: Lake Sammamish State Park Office 2010 NW Sammamish Rd, Issaquah, WA...

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Introducing New Board Member Bill Way

Introducing New Board Member Bill Way

FLSSP welcomes its new trustee, Bill Way of Sammamish. Bill is well known as a watershed expert and brings a wealth of expertise in restoration ecology. Bill has lived his entire life in the Redmond/Sammamish area and is also a member of the Friends of East Lake Sammamish Trail. Newly retired from 34 years of environmental consulting, he is also interested in environmental ethics and education.  

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Docent Training Begins in March 2017

Docent Training Begins in March 2017

Docent Training Begins in March 2017 Would you like to help the rangers or the park naturalist with environmental education programs? There are many opportunities to work with students at the park during the school year and also to have fun in nature with kids and families in the summer. We have moved the training to March so that the new naturalist will be available to meet and work with the volunteers. We hope to kick-off 2017 interpretive programs with events on Earth Day in the park on April 22. Ranger Rick Oakley will guide the training. Nominal cost for materials yet to be determined. Contact director@flssp.org for more information or to put your name on the 'interested' list....

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