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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.
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.
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.