Calendar

We’re pleased to present a number of educational, diverse, and downright fun events each year. Here is your opportunity to explore some of the hidden (and not-so-hidden) jewels in the San Juan Islands, all protected by the San Juan Preservation Trust.

Please note that current Preservation Trust members have first priority for these events and outings. Not a member? Not a problem! You can join now!

Questions regarding any of our outings can be directed to Bella French , Outreach & Membership Manager, at (360) 378-2461 or bella@sjpt.org.

Questions regarding our fieldwork days can be directed to Kathleen Foley, Program Director, 360-378-2461 or kathleenf@sjpt.org.

October 2014–September 2015

  • October 25, 2014 - WILD EDIBLES
    10:00 am - 12:00 pm

    WILD EDIBLES

    Learn what's safe to pick and eat as we forage for delectable surprises. Join us on this Orcas Island fall hike as we search for and identify Pacific Northwest seaweed, plants and mushrooms. This class will be co-led by Dr. Ryan Drum, specialist in edible plants and seaweeds, along with SJPT staff Dean Dougherty and Alden Remington.

    Class fee is $25 per person. Suitable for ages 10 and up.

    Field trip times - 10 a.m. to noon
    Meeting location - Meet at Buck Park (near skateboard park) on Mt. Baker Rd., Eastsound, Orcas Island. Please arrive 10 minutes early to allow time for signing in. Parking available. We'll walk from there to Crescent Beach Preserve.
    Bring/Wear - comfortable hiking shoes,warm clothing, rain gear if the forecast looks wet, water bottle.

    Note: Collecting is not allowed in the forest of Crescent Beach Preserve, but you will learn about how to identify forest edibles. You will be able to collect and sample seaweeds on the beach.

    To register, please contact Bella French at 360-378-2461 or bella@sjpt.org. Pre-payment appreciated!

  • November 14, 2014 - WILD & SCENIC FILM FESTIVAL
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    WILD & SCENIC FILM FESTIVAL

    Back by popular demand, don't miss this wide variety of short documentary films featuring heart-stopping adventure, thought-provoking issues, and the wonder of the great outdoors. Friday, Nov. 14 & Saturday, Nov. 15 at Orcas Center in Eastsound.
    Different short films will be shown each evening that are sure to thrill you, cause you to ponder and often make you laugh. Suitable for most ages.

    Tickets will be available through www.orcascenter.org

  • November 15, 2014 - WILD & SCENIC FILM FESTIVAL
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    WILD & SCENIC FILM FESTIVAL

    Back by popular demand, don't miss this wide variety of short documentary films featuring heart-stopping adventure, thought-provoking issues, and the wonder of the great outdoors. Friday, Nov. 14 & Saturday, Nov. 15 at Orcas Center in Eastsound.
    Different short films will be shown each evening that are sure to thrill you, cause you to ponder and often make you laugh. Suitable for most ages.

    Tickets will be available through www.orcascenter.org