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Parks & Horticultural Services Volunteers

 Volunteer Working in Charlotte's Blueberry Park CHIP-IN! CITIZENS HELPING IMPROVE PARKS
CHIP-in! keeps parks and facilities attractive and open through sponsorship, volunteerism and donations.
- Questions? e-mail or call (253) 305-1060
 Garden Club Member Pruning in the Rose Garden GARDEN CLUBS
Garden clubs provide support to Point Defiance Park's eight formal gardens: Dahlia, Fuchsia, Herb, Iris, Japanese, Northwest Native, Rhododendron and Rose.
- Learn who to contact about each garden.
- Metro Parks: Steve Herbig (253) 591-5328
 Girls Holding Box of Plants at Greenhouse Plant Sale GREENHOUSE AT POINT DEFIANCE PARK
Volunteers are integral, working in every aspect of horticulture from propagation and production to assisting with plant sales.
- Questions? e-mail or call Scott Bassett at (253) 591-5292
 Park Patrol Volunteer in Stewart Heights Park NEIGHBORHOOD PARK PATROLS
Help promote safe, enjoyable neighborhoods and parks and enhance park security by reporting suspicious or unusual activities or conditions to law enforcement.
- Questions? e-mail or call Richard Madison at (253) 202-5978
 Parks Appreciation Day Volunteers in Point Defiance Park PARKS APPRECIATION DAY
Every April in conjunction with Earth Day, volunteers from all over Pierce County team up to spruce up local parks.
- April 21, 2012; 9 am-noon
- Questions? e-mail or call Richard Madison at (253) 202-5978 
 Point Defiance Trails Day Volunteers POINT DEFIANCE TRAILS DAY - June 1, 2013
Every June in conjunction with National Trails Day, volunteers help restore trails, remove garbage, prune vegetation and remove accumulated brush piles.
- View flyer about volunteer opportunities
- Questions? e-mail or call Richard Madison at (253) 752-2596
 Scout Project in the Tacoma Nature Center SCOUT OR TROOP PROJECTS
- Questions? e-mail or call Richard Madison at (253) 202-5978
Forest Monitoring Team July25,2012 Training_Photo By Erika Orsulak TRAINING for FOREST MONITORING TEAM
Volunteer to help collect scientific data about Tacoma's urban green spaces between July and October 2012.
- Flyer about this training 
- More information about monitoring and volunteering 
- Questions? e-mail or call Malia Caracoglia at (206) 992-6853
 Volunteers at Work in the Beds in Front of the Conservatory W.W. SEYMOUR BOTANICAL CONSERVATORY
Get involved with hands-on work in the Conservatory to helping with plant sales at our greenhouse.
- Individual Volunteer Application / Group Volunteer Application / WSP Background Check / Disclosure Statement & Authorization to Complete Background Check / Return to: 316 South G St., Tacoma, WA  98405
- Questions? call (253) 591-5330 or (253) 591-5292