Sammamish Stewards

Preserve, Protect, Promote

About the Stewards

The Sammamish Stewards preserve, protect and promote the natural environment within the City of Sammamish. The Sammamish Stewards are a volunteer group of community members actively involved in many areas of environmental work.

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Stormwater Stewards: work to promote native plants around select stormwater ponds. Native Plant Stewards: employ restoration strategies to enhance native plant communities in partnership with the Washington Native Plant Society. Wildlife Habitat Stewards: educate the community to improve wildlife habitat in partnership with the National Wildlife Federation.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Sammamish Stewards steering committee meets quarterly. There are many projects always underway and those teams set their own meeting schedules.

To become a steward you would meet with one of the steering committee members to discuss your areas of interest. 

Many of the Native Plant Stewards have attended the Master Native Plant Stewardship training through the Washington Native Plant Society while others have attended the Habitat Steward training through the National Wildlife Federation.

We love new faces and welcome you to the group! There are many volunteer opportunities available such as working at a table during a local event, helping our group at the farmers market, helping with Earth Day, working on a park restoration site removing invasive plants and planting natives, organizing programs, etc.

WNPS is a Washington State non-profit organization which promotes the appreciation and conservation of Washington’s native plants and their habitats through study, education, and advocacy. They offer the Native Plant Stewardship program.

The NWF is an organization which works to unite all Americans to ensure wildlife thrive in a rapidly changing world. The NWF offers the Habitat Steward training periodically throughout the year for those interested in learning more about habitat creation and restoration.

It is so exciting that you want to create a wildlife habitat in your yard. Please visit the Wildlife Habitat Stewards website or visit them on Facebook to learn how!

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Our doors are always open and we would love to have you join us in person for a visit or volunteer event!