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. 

Pierce County map of prime biodiversity areas and open space lands preserved with a cooperative effort of environmental and neighborhood groups.

Pierce County map of prime biodiversity areas and open space lands preserved with a cooperative effort of environmental and neighborhood groups.

 

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:

In Tacoma:

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

Statewide:


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: