Press Releases

Over 400 Acres Protected on Shores of Hood Canal

          For Immediate Release February 27, 2019 Contacts: Joanna Fisher, (202) 740-8862 Joanna.fisher@tpl.org Sandra Staples-Bortner, (360) 373-3500 sandra@greatpeninsula.org Kenny Ocker, (360) 902-1149 kenny.ocker@dnr.wa.gov Jake Chappelle (360) 627-4031 Jake.chappelle@navy.mil Over 400 Acres Protected on Shores of Hood Canal Partnership will permanently protect Boy Scout camp, working forests, habitat, and military readiness.  …

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Landowner Partners with Land Trust to Save Salmon

Press Release BREMERTON, WA The first time he saw the place he knew it was special. It was November 1994 and Steven Tyner was looking at real estate in South Kitsap for a family retreat. “The 30 acres was heavily wooded and the stream was thick with chum salmon in the midst of their spawning…

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Port Gamble Forest Campaign Nears Deadline

Press Release KINGSTON, WA Community efforts to Save the Port Gamble Forest (SavePG.org) is fast approaching the July 31, 2017 fundraising deadline.  This multi-year campaign to purchase 3500 acres of forest as a public park will soon come to an end.  To date, 1890 acres have been purchased (in 2014 and 2016).  The campaign underway…

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Agreement Reached to Grow Grovers Creek Preserve

Press Release PORT ORCHARD, WA Today, Kitsap Forest & Bay partners signed a purchase and sale agreement with Pope Resources to protect 175 forested acres as a nature preserve and a link in the Sound to Olympics Trail. The property will be part of the new 270-acre Grovers Creek Preserve and is across the road…

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