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Nature & Environmental Education Volunteers

 Family by Boat Docked at Point Defiance Marina NATURE & ENVIRONMENT ADVISORY COUNCIL
Group addresses environmental education, marine and shoreline issues, open space, garden management and our neighborhood, community and regional parks.
- More about this advisory council. 
- Questions? e-mail or call Joe Brady (253) 312-9254
Northwest Trek Volunteers Out in the Field  NORTHWEST TREK WILDLIFE PARK
If you love working outside, learning about wildlife and engaging the public, then we've definitely got a spot for you.
- Learn more about available opportunities.
- Volunteer Application
- Questions? e-mail or call (360) 832-7162
Group Working to Clean Up Wooded Area in Park  PARKS & HORTICULTURAL SERVICES
CHIP-in! Citizens Helping Improve Parks
Garden Clubs
Greenhouse at Point Defiance Park
Neighborhood Park Patrols
Scout or Troop Projects
• W.W. Seymour Botanical Conservatory
- Learn more about available opportunities.
- Questions? Richard Madison (253) 202-5978
 Volunteer Works With Kids at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium POINT DEFIANCE ZOO & AQUARIUM
Adult Volunteers (ages 18+)
Assist with educational programs, special events, administrative support, zoo grounds and exhibits maintenance and animal care.
- Learn more about adult volunteers
- Questions? e-mail or call (253) 404-3687 
Youth Volunteers (ages 11-18)
Learn and share knowledge of animals, conservation and the environment while gaining valuable experience. 
- Learn more about youth volunteers
- Questions? e-mail or call (253) 404-3687
 Tacoma Nature Center Volunteer With Youth on the Beach TACOMA NATURE CENTER
Help with tours and programs, special events, trails and grounds, and staffing the information desk.
- Learn more about available opportunities.
- Volunteer Application / Disclosure Form / Return to: The Tacoma Nature Center, 1919 S. Tyler St., Tacoma, WA  98405
- Questions? e-mail or call (253) 591-6439