Tahoma Audubon Conservation Committee
Meets on the 1st Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the University of Puget Sound in Thompson Hall, room 297.
Conserving, Restoring, and Stewarding Natural Resources of Pierce County
Our Conservation Committee is focused on protecting the best remaining habitats important to local birds and wildlife, including:
Restoring urban habitats through volunteer efforts via Morse Force, Thelma Gilmur Grubbers and the Adriana Hess Park Stewards.
Advocating for better environmental protections of Puget Sound and marine and freshwater shorelines.
Engaging volunteers in Community Science.
2018 work plan Projects:
Opposing Methanol Plant at Port of Tacoma - WIN!
In Pierce County:
With Dept. of Natural Resources: preserved Lake Kapowsin Aquatic Reserve
With Nisqually Delta Association helped restore Sequalachew Creek near Dupont, Wa.
With Sierra Club: protected spawning and natural areas as part of county's Shoreline Management Plan
With Chambers Creek Watershed Council: developed a environmental education program
With Futurewise: advocated for preservation rural areas and Agriculture Resource Lands
Protecting Endangered Prairies: No Cross-Base Highway construction
With National Park Association, postponed development of Park Junction Resort & shopping center at Mt Rainier
Campaign to increase State Fish and Wildlife Department's budget to protect all species.
Conservation Committee meetings
You are invited to attend our monthly meetings.
Learn more and become involved in any of these issues. We currently meet on the 1st Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. at the University of Puget Sound in Thompson Hall, room 297.
Conservation Committee co-chairs are Bruce Hoeft and Kirk Kirkland.
Since our founding in 1969, our members have helped conserve and restore important habitats such as:
Bresemann Forest at Sprinker Recreation Center
Chambers Creek Park