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Stewardship Extension

After the traditional in-class lesson and field study trip, teachers participating in the Greenway Education Program may register their students for an optional stewardship extension day to take their students on a community service experience that further enriches their hands-on experience. Depending on the season, students will remove invasive plants, work in the native tree nursery or plant trees and shrubs.

We can reimburse you for up to $250 per bus for the stewardship event(s). You pay for the bus and then submit the receipt to our main office and we will reimburse you. Please do this within one month of your field trip.

Students digging up blackberry-Alcott ElemSSP-5.14.09

A group of students from Alcott Elementary School learned that it takes teamwork to remove the pesky Himalayan blackberry bushes at Pickering Creek.

 

 

 

 

 

Boy holding blackberry-BrightonElemSSP-5.8.09

 

Brighton Elementary School students pulled invasive Himalayan blackberry weeds from Lake Sammamish State Park.

 

 

 

 

 

Two girls-Lake SammSSP-Terminal Park Elem-5.13.09

 

 

Terminal Park Elementary School students remove invasive blackberry from Lake Sammamish State Park.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Boys holding weeds-Gatewood ElemSSP-Nursery10.7.08

 

A student from Gatewood Elementary School shows off his hard work while helping care for native trees and shrubs in the Mountains to Sound Greenway tree nursery.

 

 

 

 

Riverview LC - boots

 

These Riverview Learning Center students learned first-hand the importance of wearing appropriate footwear when planting trees in the fall.

 

 

 

Riverview LC -counting pots

 

 

 

This high school student from Riverview Learning Center is proud of how many native trees and shrubs he and his classmates planted.

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