Cascadia Conservation District
Serving Chelan County

Native Planting 101 Workshop

Native Planting 101 is 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
  • Firewise Landscaping
  • Identifying and Managing Invasive Weeds

Specifically tailored to our lands in Chelan County!


2022 session recordings:

Native Planting Selection and Care with Mel Asher

Creating a Native Plant Pollinator Garden with Betsy Dudash

Weed Management with Julie Sanderson

Using Native Plants for a Fire-Resistant Landscape with Al Murphy

Questions? Contact or (509) 436-1601


Thank you to the WA Department of Ecology for funding staff time to host this workshop series!

Thank you to our 2021 Native Planting 101 speakers and attendees!
Recorded sessions and materials are available here  

Check out the resources below for more information on native planting. 

  • The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation -
  • 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