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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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First Saturday Work Party

***CALLING ALL OLYMPIC COLLEGE STUDENTS! If you are taking a class with Amy Lawrence, know that GPC's upcoming work party is a great way to round out your service-hour commitment before the end of the semester! Take a break from studying for finals and meet up with GPC and a great group of community volunteers…

December Clear Creek Task Force Meeting

During the next several months, Great Peninsula Conservancy will be 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…

Walk & Talk: Climate Resilient Forests

Walk and Talk: Climate Resilient Forests Where: GPC’s Grovers Creek Preserve in Poulsbo, WA. Driving directions will be provided via email to event attendees. Please RSVP! Event Details:  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…

January Clear Creek Task Force Meeting

During the next several months, Great Peninsula Conservancy will be 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…

January Work Party: Klingel-Bryan-Beard Wildlife Refuge

Join the Great Peninsula Conservancy for our upcoming Stewardship Work Party! What: Together we'll remove invasive blackberry to protect our 2022 tree plantings! Learn more about our original planting project here: Planting for the future at Klingel-Bryan-Beard Where: Klingel-Bryan-Beard Wetland Wildlife Refuge, 2091 NE Highway 300 Belfair, WA 98528 When: Saturday, January 27th from 10:00am-12:30pm…

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February 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…

Walk and Talk: Wintering Wildlife

Walk and Talk: Wintering Wildlife with Gabriel Newton Where: GPC’s Klingel-Bryan-Beard Wildlife Refuge. Driving directions will be provided via email to event attendees. Please RSVP! Event Details: While some native wildlife to the Pacific Northwest migrate to much warmer destinations for the winter, many stick it out through the colder and wetter months, here on…

Environmental Estate Planning Workshop

Sehmel Homestead Park Pavilion 10123 78th Ave NW, Gig Harbor, Washington, United States

Join a host of advisors from the Greater Tacoma Community Foundation to learn about ways that you can plan for a future gift to support environmental causes in the Gig Harbor and Key Peninsula areas. GPC Executive Director Nate Daniel will join other panelists to provide helpful estate planning information and walk everyone through an…

February Work Party: Grovers Creek Preserve

Join Great Peninsula Conservancy for our brand-new stewardship work party series: “Coarse Woody Debris Countdown”! We will be returning to Grover’s Creek Preserve to build twenty-eight more habitat piles and constructed logs to fulfill a grant with the Natural Resources Conservation Service over the next months. Come out on February 24th to contribute to one…

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…