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Sehmel Homestead Park Walk & Talk: Nature Journaling with Micaela Petrini

May 21, 2022, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

May 21st, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm


What: A May GPC Walk and Talk event available to 20 guests!When: Saturday, May 21st 10-12pmWhere: Sehmel Homestead Park (10123 78th Ave NW, Gig Harbor, WA 98332)

About the event:

Maybe we should rename our upcoming GPC Walk and Talk a “Walk and Draw!” Join us on Saturday, May 21st from 10-12pm to think about the art of nature journaling with GPC Stewardship Associate Micaela Petrini. With nearly a decade of experience in environmental education, Micaela has lead nature-based journaling programs for hundreds of learners. Together, the group will explore the unique micro-habitats that make up the beautiful 98-acre Sehmel Homestead Park, 75 acres of which is protected under a conservation easement held by Great Peninsula Conservancy.  Prepare to slow down, relax your busy mind, and engage more deeply with the natural world through journaling exercises and artistic prompts. Bring your notebook, mobile art supplies, and your best journaling questions!


  • The walk will be ~2 miles
  • The terrain is flat and even
  • Please bring your own notebook/sketch pad, pens/pencils, or whatever “on-the-go” art supplies you prefer for journaling
  • Feel free to bring your favorite field guide to help with species identification
  • Please dress for the weather

About the event guide:

As Stewardship Associate, Micaela is dedicated to caring for GPC’s protected lands and facilitating opportunities for education and engagement within the community. Micaela comes to the Puget Sound area with years of experience working with non-profit organizations focused on experiential science education and natural resource and conservation stewardship. Most recently, Micaela completed her MS in Natural Resources and received a graduate certificate in Environmental Education and Science Communication from University of Idaho’s McCall Outdoor Science School Graduate Program. Whether it’s living with wolves in Colorado, building trails in Idaho, eating bananas in Peru, or managing research in the Frank Church Wilderness, she values finding work that mirrors her enthusiasm for life, and is overjoyed to find ways to play in the deep reaches of the Pacific Northwest.

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May 21, 2022
10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Sehmel Homestead Park
10123 78th Ave NW
Gig Harbor, WA 98332 United States
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