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CHAMPION TREES: The biggest of each species in the country, state or county.

The National Register lists the largest of some 738 different tree species. Washington State comes in seventh for the most on the register with 40 national champions, eight of which are located in the Olympic National Park.

*image*/images/content/nature/jmtrainerCD160.jpg*Click here to veiw Jim's video about Trees & Critters!*L*Y* *http://video.yahoo.com/watch/2124433/6704090*Y**The Kitsap Peninsula is home to many state and county champions. Just ask our local expert, Jim Trainer, Community Forester and one of the most knowledgeable people you will ever meet!!



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Hansville

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Foulweather Bluff Preserve
Nature Conservancy Office: 217 Pine Street, Suite 1100
Seattle, WA 98101
206.343.4344
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Two miles northwest of Hansville, near the tip of the Kitsap Peninsula, a stand of 70-foot-tall red alders welcomes visitors to the Foulweather Bluff Preserve. The trail leads to a beautiful beach. Owned by the Nature Conservancy.
Bainbridge Island

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Grand Forest
Miller and Mandus Olson Roads
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
240 acres. Equestrian and walking trails.
All Kitsap Peninsula

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Great Peninsula Conservancy
3721 Kitsap Way Ste 5
Bremerton, WA 98312-2461
360.373.3500
866.373.3504
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A nonprofit land trust working to protect the rural landscapes, natual habitats and open spaces of Kitsap, Mason, and western Pierce Counties. Check their website for an extensive outdoor activity program.


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Kitsap's Significant Trees
A list of significant trees in Kitsap County - many state and county champions. List provided by Jim Trainer, and published in The SUN Newspaper August 8, 2004.
Port Orchard

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Manchester State Park
Manchester, WA
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111-acre camping park with 3,400 feet of saltwater shoreline on Rich Passage in Puget Sound. The park is covered in woods of fir and maple.
Bainbridge Island

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Meigs Park
Highway 305 and Koura Road
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
The 120-acre park includes a complex wetland system of ponds, bogs, and old-growth spruce. A walking path extends along the upper area of the park, but public access is limited due to the delicate nature of the bog. Future plans call for a boardwalk and an interpretive viewing area to expand public access.
Poulsbo

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North Kitsap Trails Association
Organization dedicated to creating, preserving and promoting trails in North Kitsap. Visit site for more details.
Seabeck

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Scenic Beach State Park
PO BOX 7
Seabeck, WA 98380
360.830.5079
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88-acre camping park w/1,500 feet of saltwater beachfront on Hood Canal. Native rhododendrons and stunning, clear-day views of Hood Canal and the Olympic Mountains. ADA-compliant paths lead to a country garden, gazebo, rustic bridge and huge trees.
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Treez, Inc
360.649.8465
Jim Trainer is a local treasure of information about our natural environment and wildlife habitat. He conducts tours to view bear, habitat, champion trees and other wonders of nature. Jim also conducts tours for many local organizations and school districts. Please email Jim to learn more about his tour schedule and be sure to visit his website for a wealth of information about trees and creatures.
     

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