People make conservation happen

Monitor Northwest wildlife

Through snowtracking and remote camera surveys as part of the Citizen Wildlife Monitoring Project, our largest volunteer program.

Please contact Citizen Wildlife Monitoring Project Coordinator Laurel Baum at monitoring (at) conservationnw.org to sign-up*. 

*Note: because of its popularity, new volunteer capacity for the citizen wildlife monitoring project is limited to a Wait list. however, don’t HESITATE to contact us to learn about opportunities that may be AVAILABLE now or in the future.

Help at our Hope for a Wild Future auction and dinner

Our biggest event of the year, our annual spring auction helps fund our conservation work and brings together our community of members, supporters, coalition partners and local leaders.

Please contact Membership Associate Heather Hutchison at auction (at) conservationnw.org to sign up as an auction volunteer or sponsor. 

Habitat restoration planting parties

Volunteers working to restore habitat near I-90 Wildlife Crossings. Photo: Alaina Kowitz

Help restore native plants and vegetation around the new I-90 wildlife crossings near Snoqualmie Pass! These planting parties typically occur June through October, with occasional spring weeding and planting opportunities. Tools and plants provided.

Please contact communications (at) conservationnw.org for more information. These volunteer opportunities are ideal for large groups (6-20+ people), businesses or other organizations.*

*Note: habitat restoration / planting party opportunities are limited to event and staff availability. We typically hold two to four planting parties per year.

Outreach and event tabling

Help us get the word out! You can help staff our outreach, community relations and informational tables at events and festivals. Meet new people, and share a conservation vision with others!

Please contact outreach (at) conservationnw.org for more information on outreach opportunities.

Become a WILD NW activist

Sign up for our WILD NW Action Alerts! This “watchdogging” of government actions that affect wildlife and wildlands is crucial for keeping the Pacific Northwest wild and healthy. You can write comments, make a call, or join us at meetings and public hearings. We’ll keep you updated on opportunities by email—just look for “WILD NW Action Alert” in the subject line!

To subscribe, change or update your email settings, you can also contact info (at) conservationnw.org.

Letters to the editor

Publishing Letters to the Editor in media outlets is an effective way to reach engaged citizens, decision-makers, and elected officials. Fire up your computer and write a letter on a regional conservation topic!

For LTE ideas, contacts, talking points, other help or more information, please contact communications (at) conservationnw.org.