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Conservation Stewardship

Conservation Stewardship – Our Conservation Committee is focused on preserving and protecting habitats for birds and wildlife on the Olympic Peninsula. Please view the information below and click on a topic of interest to read more about it.

Wild Olympics Campaign

Wild Olympics Campaign –The Olympic Peninsula Audubon Society is a participating member of the Wild Olympics Campaign, a coalition working to protect watersheds on the Olympic Peninsula.

Marbled Murrelet

Marbled Murrelet Long Term Conservation Strategy

  Marbled Murrelet Long Term Conservation Strategy – The Marbled Murrelet was listed by the Federal Government as a Threatened species in 1992 and listed by Washington State as Threatened in 1993.

Pit to Pier Project (Resolved)

Pit to Pier Project – The Thorndyke Resource Project, nicknamed “pit-to-pier,” is a proposal that would move gravel from an extraction area near the former Fred Hill Materials Shine gravel pit along a 4-mile-long conveyor belt to a 1,000-foot pier at Hood Canal where it would be loaded on barges for shipping.

Barred Owl Management

Barred Owl Management – For the past several decades the focus on enhancing Northern Spotted Owl (NSO) populations in the West has been on preserving suitable habitat, primarily old growth forests.

Dungeness Recreation Area

The Dungeness Recreation Area (DRA) is a Clallam County-owned park and is operated by the Clallam County Parks Board.