Volunteer with Public Works

Ways to Help

The Public Works Department offers many volunteering opportunities.  Which one is right for you?

Salmon Watchers

This program takes place in the fall and requires weekly monitoring of streams to collect data for salmon populations.

Bothell Stenciling
This project is perfect for small groups of people that would like to engage in a single event.  We supply you with all of the tools you need to stencil the storm drains in your area and you supply us with the neighborhood you would like to stencil.  This event must be completed in sunny weather so it is perfect for summer.

Adopt a Drain
Help remove debris from storm drains in your neighborhood during the fall and winter months.  You can adopt as many drains as you feel comfortable handling (minimum 4).  Help promote community pride, and foster a sense of environmental stewardship; remember nothing but rain down the drain.

Planting Events
Each year Bothell has planting events to help restore and beautify our parks, trails, and native landscapes.  So bring your family and get to know neighbors and your local soils.

Restoration Projects
Bothell has several opportunities to get involved removing invasive species, replanting, and mulching. These events typically take place in the fall and winter months.

Pet Waste Research
We are looking for fun open-minded citizens to help us "count the piles."  This valuable research helps us to determine the problem areas in our neighborhoods and direct our outreach appropriately.  This can be done any time of the year and is a great research project for elementary students. 

Outreach Opportunities

We have very valuable information that needs to be passed around to all of our citizens.  This type of volunteering can be accomplished at local events such as sports games, parades, festivals, etc.

Interested in Volunteering?

If you are interested in participating in any of these programs please contact Public Works. Please include your name and contact information in your email.