Green Kirkland Resource Page

 The resources here are for Green Kirkland Stewards, volunteers and contractors.

Use the buttons below to complete common actions for before, during or after your stewardship activities. Explore below the buttons for resources related to stewardship.

Request Materials, Tools or Event Date

Enter Work Log Data

Make a Map

Sign-up for a Steward Workshop or Event

Stewardship Event and Activities Forms

 

Restoration Resources

Understanding your site

Basic Site Assessment Questionnaire(PDF, 152KB):More basic than the rapid site assessment. Use in conjunction with a site visit from GKP staff to help determine restoration goals and planting plans.

Rapid Vegetation Assessment Protocols(PDF, 68KB): Definitions and protocols for a rapid site assessment typically conducted by staff or trained stewards developed by Forterra. Used in conjunction with Site Inventory Data Sheet(PDF, 87KB).

 

Planning stewardship

Plant Request Tips and links(PDF, 212KB) 

Plant Request Form for Fall 2020(XLSX, 21KB) 

Plant Request Form for Fall 2020(PDF, 216KB)

Target Ecosystem and Plant Communities in Kirkland(PDF, 6MB)Useful for determining restoration targets and references in Kirkland sites. Created by GKP staff for Steward use.

Stewardship Plan Guide(PDF, 6MB) (Developed by Forterra, funded by USFS)

Cheat Sheet for Sq. Footage and Mulch Amounts (link to Forterra Site)

King County Native Plant Guide: Great resource for creating planting plans. You can see demo layouts and plant lists by habitat type. (hosted by King County)

Green Cities Site Safety Toolbox - Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (Hosted by Forterra). Useful for planning plantings with site safety in mind.

Green Cities Plant Propagation Guide(PDF, 16MB) Developed by Green Tacoma Partnership staff via USFS grant

 

 

Plant identification

Burke Herbarium Image Collection and Identification Key (Hosted by UW Burke Museum)

Flora of Washington Checklist (Hosted by UW Burke Museum)

Green Cities Plant Guide(PDF, 13MB) Developed by Forterra

Washington State Ecosystem Identification Guide: Useful for determining restoration targets and references in Kirkland sites. Published by Washington Department of Natural Resources Natural Heritage Program.

Guides to help identify specific groups of plants: