Olympic Chapter: Fourteenth Annual Teddy Bear Hike

Olympic Peninsula
January 1, 2018 10:00AM


Each meeting includes an educational program starting at 7PM, followed by a break for informal discussion and those all important refreshments. Following the break, we reconvene for a business meeting that may include discussion of conservation issues, work on special projects, plans for upcoming field trips, and reports from the state-wide Washington Native Plant Society. All our meetings are free and open to the public.

Meet NLT 10:00 am. Cappy's Woods and Trails: We will celebrate the Wilderness Within as we hike the paths and trails in the Quimper Wildlife Corri-
dor. This is a sociobotanical walk, but we will do also do a bit of
botanizing. Cappy's trails can be wet at this time of year. Bring trail snacks
no formal lunch stop.
The hike will be 2-4 miles depending on weather. Contact Fred or Ann Weinmann
at 360-379-0986 or for further information. Meeting place: Port Townsend at the end of Willamette St. From Port Townsend follow 49th, then Cook Ave. then turn left on Willamette.

Featured Events

2018 Study Weekend
Rainbows of Wildflowers

May 4-6, 2018

The Suksdorfia and South Sound Chapters are preparing an amazing Study Weekend event in the Klickitat County area of Washington, including the Columbia Gorge and the heart of the Cascades Mountains.  25 hikes, 2 Key Note speakers and workshops including how to use the new Plant List Database, and more will be a part of this year’s event. Photo by Don Hardin. View updates on registration.

2018 Workshop:
Knowing Your Grasses

June 27, 28, 29, 2018;
Wed & Thur 9-5PM; Fri 9-1PM

University of Washington - Hitchcock Hall, Seattle

"Knowing Your Grasses" is critical to many fields of science and practice, including wetland identification and delineation, ecosystem restoration, erosion control, and interpretation of natural history. Beautiful and diverse, grasses are globally important in many ways. WNPS proudly partners with  the UW Herbarium at the Burke Museum to offer this grass identification workshop.  
Photo:  Arrhenatherum elatius by Fred Weinmann