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Events

Registration for GPC’s Walk & Talks and work parties are posted at the beginning of each month.

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Salmon in the Classroom Volunteer Training #1

Each January, elementary students from classrooms around Kitsap County begin tending salmon eggs, donated by the Suquamish Tribe, in their classroom tanks.  While the baby salmon grow from egg to alevin to fry, students learn about the salmon life cycle, their habitat, and the impacts of human activity.  In March, these classes attend field trips to Clear Creek in…

Salmon in the Classsroom Volunteer Training #2

Each January, elementary students from classrooms around Kitsap County begin tending salmon eggs, donated by the Suquamish Tribe, in their classroom tanks.  While the baby salmon grow from egg to alevin to fry, students learn about the salmon life cycle, their habitat, and the impacts of human activity.  In March, these classes attend field trips to Clear Creek in…

March Clear Creek Task Force Meeting

Great Peninsula Conservancy is assisting the Clear Creek Task Force (CCTF) in recruiting more volunteers and forming a new leadership team. Clear Creek Task Force’s Mission: The CCTF mission is to create and maintain a community-wide network to mobilize support, educate, and focus actions to preserve, protect, and restore the Clear Creek ecosystem. The Task Force is an…

Salmon in the Classroom Field Trips

Each January, elementary students from classrooms around Kitsap County begin tending salmon eggs, donated by the Suquamish Tribe, in their classroom tanks. While the baby salmon grow from egg to alevin to fry, students learn about the salmon life cycle, their habitat, and the impacts of human activity.  In March, these classes attend field trips to Clear Creek in…

Walk & Talk: Birds and Bogs!

What: Birds and Bogs!  When: Saturday, March 23rd from 10:00am to 12:00pm  Where: Grovers Creek Preserve Event Details:   Years ago, the Audubon Society contributed to GPC's purchase of Grovers Creek Preserve with the intention of protecting marbled murrelet habitat. On Saturday, March 23rd from 10am-12pm, we will be joined by Kitsap Audubon, as we venture…

March Work Party: Grovers Creek Preserve

Join Great Peninsula Conservancy for our second installment of our “Coarse Woody Debris Countdown” work party series at Grovers Creek Preserve! During the work party, we will be building habitat piles and constructed logs to support small animals and promote forest regeneration by mimicking nurse log conditions during decomposition. Our goal is to build 25…

Land Labs Volunteer Educator Training

Where: GPC’s Curley Creek Tyner Preserve in Port Orchard, WA. Driving directions will be provided via email to event attendees. Please RSVP! What: Want to get outside and share your love of nature with local youth? GPC’s Land Labs program is calling all volunteers interested in helping with its spring field trip series. No experience needed! We’ll teach…

April 20th Work Party: Grovers Creek Preserve

Join Great Peninsula Conservancy for our THIRD installment of our “Coarse Woody Debris Countdown” work party series at Grovers Creek Preserve! During the work party, we will be building habitat piles and constructed logs to support small animals and promote forest regeneration by mimicking nurse log conditions during decomposition. Our goal is to build 25…

Walk and Talk: Paddle to McDermott Point

Save the date! Great Peninsula Conservancy will host a tour of the McDermott Point Preserve on Sunday, April 21st from 10am-12pm. This new preserve is publicly accessible by non-motorized boat, so bring your own kayak and enjoy a short paddle to the Point where we'll have the opportunity to learn about the history and future of…

April 22nd Work Party: Grovers Creek Preserve

Let's celebrate EARTH DAY! Join Great Peninsula Conservancy for our fourth and FINAL installment of our “Coarse Woody Debris Countdown” work party series at Grovers Creek Preserve! During the work party, we will be building habitat piles and constructed logs to support small animals and promote forest regeneration by mimicking nurse log conditions during decomposition.…

May Walk and Talk: Minter Creek CE

Ever walked through a carpet of native lilies and bleeding heart? Want to see the Key Peninsula's most productive salmon stream up close? Join us for a rare chance to explore a beautifully forested floodplain and the new conservation easement that will keep it natural forever! Community naturalist Chris Rurik will lead the walk with a focus…