Did you know that the city has a "Tree Ambassador" program? Well, it sure does, and they're looking for new tree ambassadors right now! It's your time to shine, We just got this adorable announcement yesterday:
Tree Ambassadors Wanted: Help care for Seattle’s urban trees.Those who finish their training get a name tag and T-shirt. The site reminds you: "No previous tree experience necessary—just a love of trees!" Hey, wait a minute... I believe we have a very good candidate right here in our office.
The City of Seattle’s reLeaf program is looking for new Tree Ambassadors to care for our urban trees—no previous experience necessary! We need your help in these areas, plus we’ll train you:
Tree Walks: Show off your favorite local trees and engage your community. Learn the basics of making maps, identifying trees, and creating walking routes. Next training: Wednesday, March 12 and Saturday, March 15 (attend both).
Landscape Renewal: Plan and organize small-scale renovation projects to improve the health of our local trees. Renovation work includes removing invasive plants, planting trees and understory plants, and mulching. Next training: Wednesday, April 2 and Saturday, April 5 (attend both).
Street Tree Stewardship: Adopt street tree plantings and help them thrive. Learn to plan work parties and recruit volunteers to mulch, weed, and care for the trees that are essential to making Seattle’s neighborhoods walkable. Next training: May 17.
Learn more at www.seattle.gov/trees. You can also e-mail or call us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 206-615-1668.