Field Trip 1 - Seattle Naturalists Intro Natural World Course

Field trip: Introduction to the Natural World Course

Field Trip 1 - Seattle Naturalists Intro Natural World Course - Redmond Watershed Preserve

Identifying trees, shrubs, wildflowers, mosses and lichens in the area. First Field Trip for the Introduction to the Natural World class.

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  • For Beginners (Getting Started Series)
  • Mileage: 3.0 mi
  • Elevation Gain: 50 ft

Meet at the kiosk at the entrance of the park, near the parking lot at 10:00 AM.

This field trip will last two to three hours and will give you the chance to practice using your field guide to identify birds, flowers and ferns as well as other plants and animals of the Coastal Forest Life Zone. After this field trip you may identify these species and more:

1. Artist’s Conk
2. Common Sword Fern
3. Cascade Oregon-Grape
4. Salmonberry
5. Skunk Cabbage
6. Western Bleeding Heart
7. Deer Fern


Redmond Watershed Preserve

Required Equipment

Required Equipment

Dress appropriately clothing for the weather. Light hiking shoes or running shoes are sufficient. You might want bring a lunch and water bottle if you choose to stay for the extended version of the hike. 

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