• 2021 Year In Review – Tree Planting For Earth Day

    2021 Year In Review – Tree Planting For Earth Day KEC and the Kitsap County community went all out for Earth Day 2020, planting altogether, +/- 970 trees in the Port Gamble Forest Heritage Park.  Arno Bergstrom and the Kitsap County Parks Department generously donated the trees for this project. We initially planned to plant […]

  • A Call for a Moratorium on Clear Cutting of Washington State Forest Lands

    STOP CLEAR-CUTTING OF WASHINGTON STATE FOREST LANDS We, the undersigned, call on Washington State leaders to take actions that will STOP ALL CLEAR-CUTTING OF STATE FOREST LANDS FOR TEN YEARS.  The urgency of impending (and already begun) climate catastrophe outweighs all other considerations regarding our forests. We understand that livelihoods and the state’s funding are […]

  • Earth Day Tree Plantings in November & December – Port Gamble Heritage Park

    LIMITED OPPORTUNITY  – TREE PLANTING – HELP WANTED Have you been waiting for the perfect excuse to get outside and help make your environment a healthier place? Join us two Saturdays in November & December assisting for  3-hour blocks of tree planting with KEC’s own Lisa Hurt and Kitsap County Forester Arno Bergstrom. This is […]


    FOREST DOCUMENTARIES  – a series of (3) documentary films In broadening our resources to share with our readers and making progress on a video library, this series of (3) videos was brought to our attention. Many stakeholders came together for these projects and show how to enhance and restore an endangered species forest https://vimeopro.com/user5597412/forest-documentaries These […]


    GOVERNMENT AND THE CLIMATE CATASTROPHE This month’s issue of NHT continues to consider the deforestation that’s taking humanity down the road of self-destruction. We’ve reported on the eradication of trees both for profit and through wildfires, occurring at an unsustainable rate. How can we reverse this alarming trend? How about replanting? A recent article in […]