• Become a KEC Member

    KEC is celebrating 5 years of successful environmental education and advocacy. We are maturing as an organization as we evolve our efforts to protect the environment and educate our community about the importance of nature and issues impacting it. A part of our maturation process is redefining KEC membership. We are now defining a voting member as one who donates a minimum of $10/year. Please download and complete the membership form. Your membership will improve the effectiveness and sustainability of our organization.

  • Suggestions: Comprehensive Plan Chapter Review

    Kitsap County recently posted early-stage revisions of the Comprehensive Plan Chapters and called for comments. Our KEC Work Group on the Comprehensive Plan Update swung into action and submitted an extensive and thoughtful review of the chapters on May 31.

  • Annotated Bibliography: Amphibians and Trails and Road Surfaces

    Many people are not familiar with amphibians and the impact of trails and roads, especially in parks, on their behaviors. KEC has compiled this list of references for you to explore. Thanks to Dr. Tom Doty for these references.

  • Suggestions: Kitsap County Comprehensive Plan Update Alternatives

    Suggestions: Kitsap County Comprehensive Plan Update Alternatives Kitsap County has provided three alternatives related to land use and zoning to be included in the Comprehensive Plan Update. Working groups of KEC members have been discussing the alternatives. Here are suggestions that they are providing for your consideration. We urge you to submit written comments (send […]

  • Washington Forests for “All the People”: A Call to Action

    On July 21, 2022, the Washington State Supreme Court issued a unanimous ruling in Conservation Northwest v. Commissioner of Public Lands, the “All the People” case. While the Court confirmed the trust mandate under which the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) operates, the Court found that the State has great latitude in how it is […]