• Comp Plan Comment to BOCC: Rural Preservation

    Kitsap County is at a turning point. We ask that you, our Commissioners, act carefully with thought for the future, for the uncertainties of climate change and the stewarding of our precious natural resources and wildlife. We don’t want expanding suburban sprawl that destroys what is most valuable here. […}

  • Comp Plan Comment to BOCC: Climate Change 

    Good evening. I’m April Ryan from Kingston, and I appreciate this opportunity to participate in planning our future together. I’m also a co-chair of the KEC Steering Committee. However, tonight, I’m speaking for myself about the important step the County has made in adding Climate Change to the Comprehensive Plan. […]

  • Comp Plan Comment to BOCC: KEC Ten Principles 

    Good evening. I’m Beverly Parsons from Hansville. I’m co-chair of the Kitsap Environmental Coalition Steering Committee and speaking on their behalf. We deeply value diversity, caring, inclusion, and grounding in our orientation to science.
    Earlier today, we submitted comments online outlining ten principles about the preferred land use decision and its implementation.

  • Joshua Wright, an inspiration to Youth and all who care about the environment

    Twenty-year-old Joshua Wright has been an activist since he was 14. He got his start with Fridays For Future and documentary filmmaking and has been intimately involved in forest conservation and advocacy since 2020. His work has involved advocacy, civil disobedience, mapping of rare ecosystems, organizing with tribes and documenting endangered species in both Washington State and British Columbia.[…]

  • Get Involved in Kitsap’s Comp Plan Update

    Kitsap County is updating its Comprehensive Plan—a blueprint for local policies, planning and capital facility investment with long-term implications for Kitsap residents’ quality of life and the county’s environmental health. It’s important that you make your views known to the county commissioners, advisory groups and staff involved in this planning process at complan@kitsap.gov. […]