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Events

Rocky Creek Preserve Tour

WA

Gig Harbor Rotary & Friends Join Nathan Daniel, GPC Executive Director for a walk through the newly acquired Rocky Creek Preserve. Discussion will include: The natural and cultural history of the area The acquisition process making this wildlife preserve a reality Opportunities for Gig Harbor Rotary to partner with GPC to better connect the public…

Walk and Talk at Sehmel Homestead Park

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

GPC believes that conservation is for all! Join us on Saturday, June 18th from 10am-12pm to celebrate Pride Month with a special Walk and Talk event lead by Great Peninsula Conservancy Board Member Dana Coggon and VISTA member Jaime Webb. Together, the group will explore beautiful Sehmel Homestead Park, participate in a fun inclusivity themed nature photography project, and…

Conservancy Circle and Legacy Society Reception

WA

Great Peninsula Conservancy’s annual luncheon honors members like you, the foundation of our conservation community! Please join us overlooking Hood Canal to celebrate:   Tuesday, June 21st, 2022 12:00-2:00pm, Hood Canal Vista Pavilion 4770 View Dr. NE, Port Gamble, WA   We look forward to seeing you there!   RSVP's are now closed. Thank you…

Klingel Stewardship Series – Site Maintenance

Klingel-Bryan-Beard Wildlife Refuge 2091 NE Highway 300, Belfair, WA

THIS EVENT IS FULL - REGISTRATION IS CLOSED We look forward to seeing you at another event! Join Great Peninsula Conservancy (GPC) for our final stage in the Klingel Stewardship Series! Klingel-Bryan-Beard Wetland Wildlife Refuge hosts scenic and ecologically sensitive tidal saltmarsh and grassland habitats, home to a variety of animals such as juvenile salmon…

Walk and Talk at Davis Farm

WA

It's time to get down on the farm! Join us on Sunday, July 24th from 2-4pm for a GPC Walk and Talk focused on the history of the Davis Farm in Belfair. This beautiful acreage along the Union River was originally homesteaded in the late 1880s by the Irving family and purchased by Irene and Tom Davis…

Conservation Celebration 2022

Boand Arena 7909 Nels Nelson Rd NW, Bremerton

We'll see you there! Friday, August 19th, 6:30–9:30pm Doors open at 6:00pm We're heading back to the fairgrounds this year for an evening of celebration, community, and conservation! We'll gather in a covered outdoor arena for live music, catered dinner & drinks, a keynote speech from the renowned forest ecologist Dr. Nalini Nadkarni, and hand-selected…

Orca Recovery Day BONUS Birding Tour

WA

We've added a BONUS EVENT to our Orca Recovery Day 2022 work party at the Klingel-Bryan-Beard Wildlife Refuge. Join us on Saturday, October 15th from 9-10am to celebrate the restoration of an incredible saltwater marsh preserve and the annual migration of shorebirds that find safe harbor there. This special BONUS Walk and Talk event will…

Orca Recovery Day 2022

Klingel-Bryan-Beard Wildlife Refuge 2091 NE Highway 300, Belfair, WA

Join Great Peninsula Conservancy and Mason Conservation District in taking action for Puget Sound Orca Recovery Day! GPC and MCD staff will work with volunteers to remove invasive blackberry and scotch broom along the estuary shoreline at the Klingel-Bryan-Beard Wildlife Refuge. This saltmarsh, where the tides of Hood Canal mix with the freshwater of Union…

Walk and Talk at Grovers Creek Preserve

WA

GPC's next Walk and Talk will focus on our stewardship program's goal to maintain and improve the ecological integrity of forestlands by increasing forest structure and species diversity. Join us on Saturday, October 22nd from 9-11 am to hear Jaal Mann, Lead Forester with Northwest Natural Resource Group, and Adrian Wolf, GPC's Stewardship Manager, lead…

2022 Kitsap Salmon Tours

Clear Creek Ridgetop Pavilion 9228 Ridgetop Blvd NW, Silverdale, WA

Mark your calendars for Saturday, November 5th, and join us to watch the salmon run at the annual Kitsap Salmon Tours! The free event is from 10am-2pm, at multiple locations around Kitsap County. You will find GPC staff at the Clear Creek Trail Ridgetop Pavilion, along with salmon docents and volunteers to answer all of…

GPC at the Kitsap Regional Library – Kingston

Kitsap Regional Library - Kingston Library 26159 Dulay Rd NE, Kingston, WA

Many of GPC's preserves in the North Kitsap region are former working timber lands that, in their retirement under GPC's protection, now shelter wetlands, provide habitat for wildlife, and sequester atmospheric carbon as they mature. GPC's staff work hard to consider the health of the whole forest when developing land management plans -- as the old saying…