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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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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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Restoring Nature at the Klingel Wetlands Wildlife Refuge

Looking out over the wide expanse of Klingel Wetlands Wildlife Refuge you’ll see squiggly traces of tide channels and tracks of shorebirds, deer, and coyote. It’s hard to imagine that here once grazed cattle to feed a thriving early 20th century logging industry, or more recently that families gathered here to swim and play on…

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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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