activities are presented for free as part of the Conservancy's
Outdoor Activities Program. Non-members are welcome
to participate two times as guests but are then expected
to become members. For any activity that has a
sign-up limit, members will be given preference. All activities
require reservations by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Birds! – May 5 – 1pm - 4pm
learn about the birds of Clear Creek with a bird walk on
the Clear Creek Trail section of the Puget Sound Loop of
Audubon's Great Washington Birding Trail. Event includes
hands-on activities. Clear
Creek Sa'qad Interpretive Center, Silverdale. All ages.
Birds! – June 29 – 10am - 2pm
Come learn about
the birds of Miller Bay at Cowling Creek Forest Preserve.
Event includes hands-on activities for children and a short
bird walk. Cowling
Creek Center. All ages.
Cove Nature Walk – May 18 –
9:00 - 11:00 am
Enjoy a walking
tour with naturalist Jim Trainer of Guillemot Cove's old
growth trees, unique valley habitat, Boyce Creek, Hood Canal
shoreline, and breathtaking view of the Olympics.
The upper meadow is home to the cedar stumpbouse.
Moderate walk is approximately 3 miles RT. All ages.
Guillemont Cove Nature Reserve, Seabeck.
Gamble Treemendous Nature Walk – June
22 – 9:00 - 11:00 am
Trainer leads walkers on an interpretive trail through the
forest south of town where we'll find evidence of early-day
logging activity and investigate a bear den. Numerous
logging roads and popular trails wind through this 3880-acre
block of land belonging to Pope Resources that is proposed
for conservation as part of the Kitsap Forest & Bay
Project. We'll walk about 2 miles RT on undulating
Terrain. Children welcome. Meet at Port Gamble
Creek Salmon & Bears, Oh my! – August
24 – 9:00 - 11:00 am
and tree expert Jim Trainer on this easy walk suitable for
all ages. View fish rearing pens, migrating salmon,
the state champion Redwood tree, an outstanding big leaf
maple in Jarstad Park, and then seek out resident wildlife.
Jim will point out and discuss the methods being used to
prevent the large bear population in this area from destroying
Creek Salmon Walk - November 9 – 10 am - noon
fisheries biologist and GPC member, Jay Zischke, leads this
moderate walk in the Chico Creek watershed to view the migration
and spawning of salmon. Jay always shares his extensive
knowledge of salmon biology and the fascinating details
describing the life of our Northwest icon. This 1.5 mile
RT walk over sometimes steep terrain also provides an opportunity
to view an eagles nest and the largest Douglas fir in Kitsap
County. Children are welcome.
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