Conservancy and county team up on local tree planting

Event is slated for Saturday, Feb. 29 from 8:30 a.m. to noon; volunteers needed

The Kitsap County Parks Department and the Great Peninsula Conservancy are teaming up and seeking volunteers to plant over 2,000 native trees in the Port Gamble Forest Heritage Park Saturday, Feb. 29 from 8:30 a.m. to noon.

The occasion is open to all individuals, families and groups who are interested in helping out. It is advised that participants wear close-toed shoes and bring a shovel if they have one. Folks will meet at the Bayview parking lot at Port Gamble Forest. Participants should be prepared for a 30-minute hike to get to the planting site.

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