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Welcome to the Native Plant Salvage Foundation:

Providing hands on education to protect and conserve water resources and habitat from the South Sound prairies to the shores of the Salish Sea.

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Highlighted Opportunities

What awaits you in 2019?

We are presently seeking two+ individuals with experience creating interagency partnerships to promote the Native Plant Salvage Nursery and our restoration-ready native plants. These members will represent our nursery needs at board meetings and be delegated administrative tasks related to nursery connections and events.


MLK Day of Service at the Nursery

Friday, January 18

In honor of MLK Day this year we will be expanding and organizing our nursery space to make way for salvage season, which is right around the corner!

We encourage you to give some proactive spirit on Friday, January 18th to rebuild the ecosystem we all share as equals.

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Seasonal opportunity

To purchase Winter in the Woods: A Winter Guide to Deciduous Plants in Western Washington.

You don't have to be a botanist to learn to appreciate the diversity in our native plants and begin to identify them by knowing what to look for in the twigs of trees and shrubs. This guide is eyeopening to ecologists, plant enthusiasts and novices alike.

Available for pick-up at our annual Winter Twig Identification Field Course on Sunday January 27th, 2019.

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Fall Nursery Potting and Divisions

Want to grow a green thumb?

Join us and learn from our premiere plant whisperers Amy and Andy. Workshops will focus on propagation of weekly selected species.

These work parties provide a great backdrop to get connected with our board members, to catch up with friends and fellow volunteers, and make new friends as well - it always proves to be a good time for all!

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Winter Twig Identification Field Course

Sunday, January 27th, 2019

Add beauty to your world by getting to know mother nature in her frosty state a little better. Join us for hot beverages and our annual Winter Twig ID botanist crawl at McLane Creek!


February 22nd, 2019 Annual Volunteer Recognition Dinner

Save the date to join in community around our amazing, committed, can-do volunteers. We are so thankful for all your work!

There will be food, drink and merriment. Details coming soon.