Top Ten FAQs for LEAD

What is LEAD?

Learning Environment Action Discovery, formally known as LEAD, is an environmental AS organization on Western Washington University’s campus.

What does LEAD do?

We strive to improve environmental conditions necessary for ecosystem stability, biological diversity and abundance through communal collaboration and hands-on experience during work parties.

What do I wear to a work party?

We recommend that volunteers wear warm clothing, layers, waterproof shoes and a water bottle to stay hydrated. We will provide the work gloves, tarps, buckets and tools.

How do I join a work party?

  • Click www.facebook.com/LEADWWU for our work party list on the Events page. Then click on each work party title for further details, maps, and bus directions!
  • To reserve your spot, find a Facebook event that works with your schedule.
    • Click on the signupgenius.com link under the details section of the Facebook event page.
    • From this webpage, follow the instructions at the bottom of the page:
      • Include your name, email, and W#
      • Each individual volunteer should signup directly so that they receive their own reminder email.

Any questions can be sent to our email, lead@wwu.edu.

How many hours will I work?

The amount of hours a volunteer works depends on how much involvement is wanted in the club and the number of work parties the volunteer signs up for. Work parties take place every weekend for two hours.

Who are you affiliated with?

We are affiliated with Western Washington University, College of the Environment, City of Bellingham, NSEA and Land Trust.

What drives your work?

Our work is for the community, individual passions and the local environment.

Where do you meet?

It varies depending on the work party, see our facebook page

Who can join?

We strongly encourage anyone in the community to join. A volunteer does not have to be a student from Western Washington University and can be any age above eight years old.

How do I contact this organization?