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Powerful Partnership Video with Puget Sound Energy

GPC is working with Puget Sound Energy and their Powerful Partnership Program to help involve more people in conservation. Check out the video below to hear Executive Director Sandra Staples-Bortner discuss our partnership at the beautiful new Curley Creek Tyner Preserve! We toured the creek at the end of August as part of our Walks &…

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Growing in Nature

This summer Great Peninsula Conservancy (GPC) piloted a new program called Bremerton Urban Roots, which created opportunities for young people in Bremerton to learn about the environment through hands-on service projects and outdoor environmental experiences. GPC partnered with the New Life Community Development Agency’s Living Life Leadership youth mentorship program, run by the incredible Karen…

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The Return of the Salmon

Every year in early November tens of thousands of chum salmon return through the recently restored estuary into Chico Creek to spawn. And hundreds of Kitsap residents return to the stream to view the remarkable event! This year the weather was cold but clear and the salmon were easily viewable from the creek. Great Peninsula…

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Hitting the Hansville Greenway Trails with ‘Urban Trails’ Author Craig Romano

A walk through wooded, well maintained and (well-marked) trails bring hikers to a sturdy observation platform overlooking wetlands protected by Great Peninsula Conservancy in the heart of Hansville Greenway. Look closely for a beaver lodge, wood ducks and river otters. This is the perfect place to observe a watershed at work, feeding clean water to…

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