ASLA 2015 Annual Meeting and EXPO
Cascadia & Other
Native Plant Salvage Programs
Community Outreach Programs that
Enhance ...
ASLA 2015 Annual Meeting and EXPO
Program Objectives & Costs:
1. Public Agency community outreach
2. Decrease water use an...
ASLA 2015 Annual Meeting and EXPO
Cascadia Plant Salvaging
• King County
• Pierce County
• Mason/Grays Hbr
Counties
• Thur...
ASLA 2015 Annual Meeting and EXPO
King County
..…
ASLA 2015 Annual Meeting and EXPO
Customer Outreach: Gateway
http://www.kingcounty.gov/services/environment/stewardship/vo...
ASLA 2015 Annual Meeting and EXPO
Thurston County
…..
ASLA 2015 Annual Meeting and EXPO
Plant-holding Facilities
ASLA 2015 Annual Meeting and EXPO
ASLA 2015 Annual Meeting and EXPO
Environmental
Benefits...
Genetically local flora
and other rare species
are not lost to...
ASLA 2015 Annual Meeting and EXPO
Endangered Salmon Benefits via...
• Minimized long-term
irrigation and fertilization
• I...
ASLA 2015 Annual Meeting and EXPO
Public Education
ASLA 2015 Annual Meeting and EXPO
Student Organized
Prairie Restoration
ASLA 2015 Annual Meeting and EXPO
Planning & Communications
ASLA 2015 Annual Meeting and EXPO
Communications & Transport
ASLA 2015 Annual Meeting and EXPO
Volunteers Make It Happen
…..
ASLA 2015 Annual Meeting and EXPO
9/21/2010
All Ages Welcome
ASLA 2015 Annual Meeting and EXPO
Beneficiaries…
ASLA 2015 Annual Meeting and EXPO
Stream & Water Quality Benefits…
ASLA 2015 Annual Meeting and EXPO
Golf Course Enhancements…
ASLA 2015 Annual Meeting and EXPO
Volunteers take home
native plants!
for home gardens and community planting
projects...
...
ASLA 2015 Annual Meeting and EXPO
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Native Plant Salvaging Env Ed Short

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  • 1. ASLA 2015 Annual Meeting and EXPO Cascadia & Other Native Plant Salvage Programs Community Outreach Programs that Enhance the Local Environment Ruth Anna Thurston Evergreen State College MES Cohort 2016 for Environmental Education
  • 2. ASLA 2015 Annual Meeting and EXPO Program Objectives & Costs: 1. Public Agency community outreach 2. Decrease water use and non-point source pollution 3. Improve habitat quality for wildlife 4. Promote citizen involvement in stewardship 5. Supply local plants to restoration projects 6. Educate participants re: plant uses and values 7. Increase use of native plants in public/private landscapes 8. Preserve local plant diversity & genetics 9. Preserve landfill space for long term operation 10.Participants get exercise, take home plants, create community/family, maintain local sense of place COST: $30 - 60K/agency/year
  • 3. ASLA 2015 Annual Meeting and EXPO Cascadia Plant Salvaging • King County • Pierce County • Mason/Grays Hbr Counties • Thurston County • Snohomish County Snohomish County King County Pierce County Thurston County Mason/Grays Harbor Counties
  • 4. ASLA 2015 Annual Meeting and EXPO King County ..…
  • 5. ASLA 2015 Annual Meeting and EXPO Customer Outreach: Gateway http://www.kingcounty.gov/services/environment/stewardship/volunteer/donate-native-plants.aspx
  • 6. ASLA 2015 Annual Meeting and EXPO Thurston County …..
  • 7. ASLA 2015 Annual Meeting and EXPO Plant-holding Facilities
  • 8. ASLA 2015 Annual Meeting and EXPO
  • 9. ASLA 2015 Annual Meeting and EXPO Environmental Benefits... Genetically local flora and other rare species are not lost to urban expansion. Use of native plants creates food and shelter (habitat) for insects, birds and ‘flutterby’s’.
  • 10. ASLA 2015 Annual Meeting and EXPO Endangered Salmon Benefits via... • Minimized long-term irrigation and fertilization • Improved downstream habitat • More functional landscapes and habitats that support salmon • SELLING POINT: Reduced landowner expenses
  • 11. ASLA 2015 Annual Meeting and EXPO Public Education
  • 12. ASLA 2015 Annual Meeting and EXPO Student Organized Prairie Restoration
  • 13. ASLA 2015 Annual Meeting and EXPO Planning & Communications
  • 14. ASLA 2015 Annual Meeting and EXPO Communications & Transport
  • 15. ASLA 2015 Annual Meeting and EXPO Volunteers Make It Happen …..
  • 16. ASLA 2015 Annual Meeting and EXPO 9/21/2010 All Ages Welcome
  • 17. ASLA 2015 Annual Meeting and EXPO Beneficiaries…
  • 18. ASLA 2015 Annual Meeting and EXPO Stream & Water Quality Benefits…
  • 19. ASLA 2015 Annual Meeting and EXPO Golf Course Enhancements…
  • 20. ASLA 2015 Annual Meeting and EXPO Volunteers take home native plants! for home gardens and community planting projects... Rewards that support regional habitat restoration
  • 21. ASLA 2015 Annual Meeting and EXPO Plant Salvaging Groups

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