Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Kopachuck State Park Public Meeting

A Public Meeting is scheduled for 6:00-7:00 PM tonight (Wed, June 22nd) at Kopachuck Middle School in Gig Harbor. Sponsored by Washington State Parks, the meeting is being held to discuss the challenges facing Kopachuck Park due to trees suffering from root rot which have resulted in the closure of portions of the park. At the meeting, various prescriptions to address the issue will be discussed and public input will be received.

Tour: The parks commission has invited the public to attend a tour of Kopachuck State Park with Preserve Our Parks representatives at 3 p.m. Friday, June 24th.

More information: The link below will direct you to a recent News Tribune article discussing the root rot issue at Kopachuck Park:

Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Harbor WildWatch & Shellfish Partners
Guided Beach Walk
at Purdy Sand Spit
Harbor WildWatch and Shellfish Partners will be hosting their Annual 2011 Guided Beachwalk, Saturday, June 18th, 12:00-4:00 PM at Purdy Sand Spit on the shore of Henderson Bay off of Hwy 302 in Purdy, WA.
This fun FREE event for all ages provides a great opportunity to explore dynamic local tidelands, guided by marine experts from Harbor WildWatch. In addition, Mike Behrens, Professor of Biology with Pacific Lutheran University will provide a glimpse of what lives in and under the sand while demonstrating sand core sampling.
Come join us as we stroll the beach learning about the critters that dwell there and how to interact with them in a harmless way.
For information, contact Barbara Tripp, HWW Volunteer Coordinator, via email: