David New and his family celebrated their 2018 Washington State Tree Farmer of the Year award with us and the community. Learn more about what it’s like to run a winning tree farm in Snohomish County, and our restoration work on Trib 64.Read More
Nearly 340 people toured fine examples of how homes and businesses can combine human living and activities with wildlife habitat on Saturday, June 23rd at the annual Camano Island Backyard Wildlife Habitat Garden Tour.Read More
The 2018 Annual Plant Sale is in the record books. Nearly 50,000 plants went out the door and we could not have done it without YOU! Thanks for supporting native plants and better ground! And, volunteers, you rock our world! Thanks!Read More
Bees, bats, and butterflies, oh my! After reviewing hundreds of entries, the winners of the 2018 Native Plant Sale Pollinator Art Contest have been selected! All entries, including the winning pieces, will be on display at our Annual Native Plant Sale held this Saturday, February 10 at the Evergreen Fairgrounds in Monroe. Come out and take a look, peruse the plants for sale, visit educational booths, and vote on your favorite art piece for the People's Choice Award.Read More
Learn more about pollinators and the work of Snohomish Conservation District through this video created to inspire youth artists from K-12 around Snohomish County and Camano Island. Contest deadline is February 1, 2018.Read More
Many people forget about fruit trees when they are planning out their yards, but they should not be overlooked. They are so simple, so rewarding, and so beautiful. They represent our most ancient connection to the bounty of nature. They are fun to work on, soothing to look at, and their personalities are all so different.Read More
Maybe you read last week’s editorial about lawns stifling creativity and you’ve started to second guess the big rectangle of grass in your front yard, but you’re hesitant to get rid of your lawn altogether. After all, you’ve got kids, or pets, or both, and it’s a great space to play!
I’ve got good news for you: you can keep your lawn and be creative with it at the same time.Read More
Like all new endeavors, creating habitat for local pollinators can seem a little daunting at first glance. If you take it step by step however, it can be simple, interesting, and rewarding for you and your plants.Read More
Students Planting the Future is a new program that enables community members to donate native plants directly to school restoration projects, enabling students to beautify and improve the ecological function of their campus.Read More
Volunteer to help bundle and sort plants in preparation of our 31st annual Native Plant Sale! For every 4 hour shift worked, volunteers will receive speciality native plants, not for sale, and exclusively available to volunteers!Read More
We hoped you enjoyed our 30th annual Plant 'Sale-abration' as much as we did.
About 40,660 native trees, shrubs and groundcover plants went home with eager folks, and our classes were a popular new addition.