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The following is a list of the Conservancy's activities. Some are available to members only, and some require reservations. Click one of the links below for a list of events, or scroll down.

Click on an event highlighted in blue to immediately find out more. For more information

or to sign up, please call the office at (360) 373-3500.


Membership Activities

Fall Events 2017

September 24

Tour a working farm protected by GPC! Join farmer Ken VanBuskirk on Davis Family Farm near Belfair. You'll see flowers, produce, pigs and goats, as well as the streams, wetlands & forests that make this farm special. Bring boots - there will be mud and uneven ground. Keep your eyes and ears open for risks inherent in visiting a working farm. RSVP required as spots are limited.

Sign Up required.


October 28
11-3 pm

Come discover the stunning trails at Hansville Greenway with Urban Trails author Craig Romano, and the founders of the Greenway, Sid Knutson and Ken Shawcroft. Our event will begin with a talk and book signing in the community center at Buck Lake County Park, followed by a guided walk through the greenway. Bring your hiking shoes and a sack lunch.

Sign Up required.


Outdoor Activities Program - Open to the Public

 April - Oct


 8am - 10am

Birdwatching Guided Walks at Sehmel Homestead Park

Meet guide Melissa Sherwood at the Master Gardners' enclosure for 2 hr guided bird watching walks through Sehmel park. Bring binoculars and dress for weather.

Call ahead to ensure that tours are scheduled and reserve your spot.


Download a complete schedule of tours here



Chico Creek Salmon Walk

Join us for Kitsap Salmon Tours, all ages.



Volunteer Opportunities - Open to the Public


Partner Activities

Clear Creek Trail

Salmon in the Classroom Field Trips

Volunteer to help Kitsap elementary students plant trees along Clear Creek as part of this salmon rearing and release program

Classroom Orientation

Date: Tuesday, February 7, 2017

When: 5:45pm-7:00pm

Where: Clear Creek Interpretive Center

             9641 Levin Rd NW, Silverdale

RSVP to Clear Creek Task Force or call 360.434.7665

Clear Creek Trail

Discovery Play Days offer hands-on learning and outdoor fun for young children and their parents.

Tuesdays, 10 - noon:

  June 17th – Birds

  Location: Clear Creek Interpretive Trail

 (In partnership with Kitsap Regional Library)

  June 21– Low tide beach walk

  Location: Old Mill Park, Silverdale

  July 25 th – Low tide beach walk

  Location: Silverdale Waterfront Park

  (In partnership with the Kitsap Regional Library)

  August 15th – Pond dipping or wildlife

  Location: Clear Creek Interpretive Trail

 (In partnership with Kitsap Regional Library)

Directions to Clear Creek Interpretive Center

Clear Creek Trail

Beach Seining at Old Mill Park

Join Suquamish Tribe fisheries biologist Paul Dorn to find out what's living in the nearshore environment near the mouth of Clear Creek

Contact Clear Creek Trail for dates

Cowling Creek Forest Preserve


Please contact the office at (360) 373-3500 for other opportunities!

To learn about internship opportunities, click here.



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