Upcoming Trainings and Recordings

Upcoming Trainings

Grow Your Plant Identification Skills

Tuesday, July 19 at 6:00 pm

If you’re just getting started in the world of plants, then this beginner plant identification workshop is perfect for you! Matthew Hilliard and Jacob Gunden from the Washington Park Arboretum will be teaching the basics of plant identification with a focus on creek and wetland mitigation. Join us to learn about different plant characteristics and habitats to find them! Stay for a meal together or opt for to-go food (vegetarian options available). Register here! 

Handouts: Plant ID Summer 2022Plant ID Training Handout-07192022

Pollinator Practicum 

Tuesday, August 9 at 5:30 pm

From understanding nesting sites to knowing when we should leave weed flowers vs limit weeds from going to seed, how do we make our environment welcoming for Pollinators? Find out with Amy Lambert from the University of Washington. Register here!

Handouts:  Training Series Handout Pollinator Practicum-080822 & PollinatorFollowUpQuestions

Pollinators – See the Forest for the Bees!

Wednesday, September 14, 11 am – 12 pm 

Join Washington State Pollinator Ecologist Katie Buckley to get answers to your many questions about pollinators: What are pollinators, and why are they important? How do you create habitat for pollinators in your garden? What about in a more natural setting, such as a forest? What is impacting the health of pollinators and how can you help? What is the government doing to help pollinators and how can you get involved? Register here!

 Leading Successful Volunteer Events

Sunday, September 25 at 10 am

Do you need ideas to make your work parties more exciting? Join Lisa McGinty from Friends of Lincoln Park in this one-of-a-kind work party where not only can you make hands-on differences in the beautiful Lincoln Park, but you get to see and learn for yourself the super fun activities Lisa incorporates into her work parties. On top of that, we are joined by our special guest, Ed Dominguez from Seward Park Audubon Center to answer all your bird-related questions! Our agenda will include music, snacks, birds, and more – This is one work party you won’t want to miss, so register now!

You can also find recordings from previous trainings below.


GSP Videos

Check out our previous trainings and webinars that we have recorded, as well as training videos we have put together for you!

Just Language: Transitioning Plant and Animal Names and Context

Centering Anti-Racism Within GSP

GSP Art Engagement

Woodchips in planting hole

Plant Orders

Western Red-Cedar Die-off

Duwamish Tribe and Land Acknowledgement 

Environmental Justice and Wildlife in our Urban Ecosystems

Online Volunteer Recruitment

Related Training Opportunities

Our partners have a wealth of information and host webinars and trainings to share it! Below is a list of organizations that host webinars, with links to their websites.

Washington Native Plant Society

Delridge Neighborhood Development Association (DNDA)

King Conservation District 

Seward Park Audubon

Seattle Audubon

US Forest Service Urban Forest Connections

Other Online Webinars

Check out these webinars that we have enjoyed and learned from! 

If you have suggestions for trainings that you would be interested in, or think would be helpful for others, please email us.

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