"Native Planting 101" Workshop

An introductory guide to the benefits of incorporating native plants into your landscape

This free workshop features local plant and natural resource experts and covers:

  • Restoration
  • Yardscaping
  • Pollinator Gardening

All using native plants, as well as:

  • Weed Law
  • Weed Identification
  • Integrated Weed Management

Specifically tailored to our lands in Chelan County!



Our Native Planting 101 Workshop was held on February 11th, 2017. 

Stay tuned for information on next year's workshop!

In the meantime, check out some of the resources below for more information on native planting. 


Resources to help get you started:


  • Washington Native Plant Society-                                                                                                                                    www.wnps.org
  • WTU Herbarium Image Collection: Plants and Lichens of Washington-


  • USDA-NRCS Plants Database-                                                                                                                                  www.plants.usda.gov/java
  • Washington State Noxious Weed Control Board-                                                                                                               www.nwcb.wa.gov
  • Chelan County Noxious Weed Control Board-                                                                                                                 www.co.chelan.wa.us/noxious-weed
  • Washington Invasive Species Council-                                                                                                                             www.invasivespecies.wa.gov  
  • The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation-                                                                                                           www.xerces.org
  • Puget Sound Beekeepers Association-                                                                                                                             www.pugetsoundbees.org
  • National Wildlife Federation “Garden for Wildlife”-                                                                                                  www.nwf.org/Garden-For-Wildlife.aspx
  • Northwest Center for Alternatives to Pesticides-                                                                                                  www.pesticide.org/pests_and_alternatives
  • Pollinator Partnership and North American Pollinator Protection Campaign Pollinator planting guides for every eco-region in the continental U.S.!  If you live outside Chelan County, find the right guide for your area at http://www.pollinator.org/guides.htm.