Come join the fun! WSU Jefferson County Extension is offering an in-person 5-week course which features trips and experiences across the North Olympic Peninsula.
Field trips meet on Tuesdays from 9:00 – 12:00P, September 20th – October 18th. These trips focus on the rivers/ streams that flow into the Strait of Juan de Fuca and the environments that impact them. Field experiences will be supplemented through online presentations by regional experts. These lectures will be pre-recorded so they can be watched on your own schedule.
Stream and watershed ecology
Native plants and forest ecology
Protecting and conserving watersheds
Tribal treaty rights and natural resource management
Upon completion, volunteers are asked to commit to 20 hours of ecosystem-based volunteer service in the next year with the organization of your choice. Opportunities range from citizen science projects to engaging in public outreach. Volunteers choose the opportunities that best fit their skills and interests.
Applications are being accepted through September 10th.
Cost is $25, scholarships are available.