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.

August 2015–July 2016

  • August 11, 2015 - NATIVE NURSERY CONSTRUCTION & PEAR HARVEST
    10:00 am -

    NATIVE NURSERY CONSTRUCTION & PEAR HARVEST

    Help the Salish Seeds Native Plant Nursery build new plant beds! Our tasks will be somewhat strenuous: building beds, hauling and shoveling soil, and raking wood chips. Bring work gloves and a water bottle. We’ll provide snacks. Let us know if you have a wheelbarrow you can bring.

    We'll also harvest and take home pears from the nursery’s historic pear trees, and view western bluebirds nesting nearby!

    Location: San Juan Preservation Trust's beautiful and historic Red Mill Farm on San Juan Island, about four miles outside of Friday Harbor off of San Juan Valley Road. Tuesday, August 11, 10 am – Noon

    To sign up and get directions, contact Tanja Williamson, Outreach & Volunteer Coordinator, Land Bank
    tanjaw@rockisland.com or 378-4402

  • August 12, 2015 - WASP ISLAND KAYAK TOUR
    6:40 pm - 7:40 pm

    WASP ISLAND KAYAK TOUR

    This late summer scenic kayak excursion is part of our member field trips & outings program. We'll experience the beauty of the Wasp Islands, paddling from Deer Harbor to visit Crane and McConnell Islands. Guides, safety briefing and paddle instruction provided by Shearwater Adventures. $65 per person, 14 participants.

    NOTE: This field trip is currently full. To be placed on the waiting list, please contact Bella French, bella@sjpt.org or 360-378-2461.

  • August 14, 2015 - VOLUNTEER HENRY ISLAND
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    VOLUNTEER HENRY ISLAND

    Aug 14: Mosquito Pass Preserve, Henry Island: Rose bush removal, trail clearing

    We are bringing back Fieldwork Fridays! Times will be announced closer to the date but due to remote location, you’ll need to plan for a full day. This project is on non-ferry serviced islands will be subject to vessel carrying capacity, so reserve your spot early!
    Please confirm your participation with Kathleen Foley, Stewardship Manager, at 360-378-2461 or kathleenf@sjpt.org.