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Environmental Education

Engaging Our Future Leaders

The Environmental Education Program provides support to organizations that offer outdoor environmental education experiences for youth. We focus funding on programs serving middle and high school-age students who live in Pierce, Kitsap, Thurston, Jefferson, Mason, and South King Counties.

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Investing in Tomorrow

Inspire Leadership

We believe in learning by doing and seek to inspire youth through vibrant outdoor experiences, helping them become the environmental champions of tomorrow.

Experiential Learning

Providing youth with the tools to become educated stewards of their local ecosystem, we support the connection between environment, community and lifelong learning.

Educator Support

We support teacher learning, professional development, curriculum building and capacity so those educating our youth are equipped and empowered to grow the next generation of leaders.

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As a land trust, we believe the best way to ensure the future protection and stewardship of ecologically valuable is to connect kids with nature. With the support of The Russell Family Foundation, Great Peninsula Conservancy has been able to get thousands of students who need nature the most outside and exploring their identities as conservation and science leaders!
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