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The Dirt: Hands-on volunteer opportunities

Find volunteer opportunities such as planting trees, reporting noxious weeds, teaching how to repair things, counting salmon, measuring water quality at lakes and more.

Volunteer email and mobile text list

Sign-up for volunteer announcements:

Weed Watchers

Adopt a trail or lake you're familiar with and report noxious weeds you see when you're out and about.

Volunteer Lake Stewardship Program

Get outside to help monitor water quality at select lakes in King County.

Parks volunteer program

Find scheduled events to join King County Parks for tree plantings and weed control.

Repair events

Help people fix stuff and show them how to give broken things new life to keep them out of the garbage.

Miller and Walker Creeks volunteer calendar

Plant native trees and shrubs, pull invasive weeds and clean up litter at these Puget Sound creeks.

CitySoil Farm

CitySoil farm needs summer and fall harvest volunteers! Join us in harvesting produce for local food banks. Every Tuesday from 9am-12pm. Great opportunity to learn more about gardening, take home free produce, and help your community. Families welcome.

3 Million Trees

Help remove carbon dioxide from our atmosphere and improve health and well-being.