Elwha River Restoration Project


Stewardship - Elwha River Restoration Project

We will be helping the Olympic National Park transplant trees and shrubs at their Matt Albright Native Plant Center.

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We will carpool from Olympia/Shelton area to the nursery in Sequim.

This trip includes work at the Olympic National Park's (ONP) nursery, a presentation by ONP staff on the Elwha River dams history, car camping at the Altair campground in the ONP, and a hike on Saturday of the Geyser Valley.


participants will earn:

leaders will earn:


Elwha River Restoration Project

  • Custom Correct Hurricane Ridge

    Green Trails Joyce No. 102

    Trails Illustrated Olympic National Park
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

The Ten Essentials

Friday - dress for weather as there will be outdoor exposure at the nursery.  Bring lunch, water, and light garden gloves if you have them. The nursery will provide disposable ones if you don't have any.

Car camping gear for Friday night.

Day hiking pack for Saturday.

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