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Great Peninsula Conservancy is a private nonprofit land trust dedicated to protecting forever the rural landscapes, natural habitats and open spaces of the great peninsula of puget sound.

We conserve pristine shorelines, critical salmon streams, evergreen forests, and wildlife-rich wetlands throughout Kitsap, Mason, and west Pierce Counties, Washington.

The conservancy protects wildlands and provides opportunities for people to enjoy them forever. our work is supported by donations and grants from those committed to preservation of open space, clean water and wild creatures.



Saving Grovers Creek Preserve

Thank you! Our crowdfunding campaign raised more than $19,000 to help close the funding gap and Save Grovers Creek Preserve. We are so much closer to our goal! With your help, we will protect as many acres as we can of this magical place, for people and wildlife to enjoy for all time. Learn more about Grovers Creek Preserve.

Grovers Creek Preserve is the jewel at the center of the Kitsap Forest & Bay Project a place of old growth trees and a vital link in the Sound to Olympics Trail.

Missed the campaign? Donations can be mailed to Great Peninsula Conservancy, 423 Pacific Avnue, Suite 401, Bremerton, WA 98337.



Spring Dinner Raised $79K for Conservation!

What a night! Joe Gaydos spoke to a full house, inspiring us to continue conserving the lands and shorelines of the Salish Sea. Chris Dunagan was honored with our Great Peninsula Conservation Award. See more photos on our Facebook page. Thank you sponsors.



Trail Crew Leadership Training – June 13

We need trail crew leaders! Join us for a one day leadership training course on Saturday, June 13, at Port Gamble Forest Heritage Park (9 am – 3 pm). This hands-on outdoor workshop will be conducted by Washington Trails Association and cover teh basics of flatland trail design, drainage, trail construction and maintenance, safety, and crew leadership.

Training limited to 20 participants. Tools and hard hats provided. Bring sturdy gloves, boots, long sleeve shirt, long pants, lunch and water. Contact Kate Kuhlman (360) 373-3500 to register.

Trail Crew Leadership Training sponsored by: Kitsap County Parks, Great Peninsula Conservancy, and REI.


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