Volunteer information and opportunities
Lake Stewardship in King County
Volunteer lake monitors are an invaluable asset to the Lake Stewardship Program- their efforts result in vast amounts of data for King County Lakes that otherwise wouldn’t be collected. We are always looking for new volunteers to serve as monitors and back-up monitors. If you are interested, please contact us! Contact information can be found at the bottom of the page.
We are currently looking for volunteers to monitor the following lakes:
2017 Lake Stewardship monitoring schedule
|8/20/2017||Profile, 3-week interval|
Volunteer training workshop
Please join us on Saturday, April 29th for the 2017 Volunteer Training Workshop, held at the Beaver Lake Lodge in Sammamish (25201 SE 24th St, Sammamish, WA 98075 )! We’ll review last year’s program, go over some sampling tips, and learn about aquatic plants and harmful algal blooms. We’ll also be distributing equipment for the season. This is a great opportunity to enjoy some tasty snacks and get to know other lake enthusiast throughout King County. Even if you aren’t yet a part of the program, we encourage you to attend!
Below are examples of presentations that were given at the 2016 workshop:
- Introduction to the Lake Stewardship Program (2.1 MB)
- Level I Monitoring (0.5 MB)
- Level II Monitoring (2.3 MB)
- Aquatic Plants (4.1 MB)
- Harmful Algal Blooms (2.8 MB)
- Lake Water Levels in King County (3.5 MB)
Lake Stewardship Volunteer Guide
The Lake Stewardship Volunteer Guide describes the program and monitoring procedures in detail. If you are a volunteer monitor, please review this guide carefully before you begin monitoring and refer back to it as often as necessary.
Lake Stewardship Program staff
If you have any questions or need replacement equipment, please contact the Lake Stewardship Program staff: