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Olympic Peninsula Chapter: Schedule of Events


August 27-28, and perhaps 29  Mink Lake. Car camp at Sol Duc campground.We will meet at the trailhead 10:00 AM Monday, Aug. 28 and botanize our way up to Mink Lake and a wet meadow area just beyond.Staying an extra day will provide the option of exploring other trails in the area.Come for the whole time or just for the day.Contact Wendy McClurewendymac3@embarqmail.com 360-779-3820.


September 27-28  Fall Colors at Mt. Rainier: Wed.-Thur.  .  Meet at main entrance to Paradise (Jackson) Visitor Center at 11:00 am on Sept. 27.  In 2016 the colors were spectacular  at the end of September. We will take about a 4 hr hike starting from the visitor center. There are multiple options for another day of hiking the following day on your own either in the Paradise area or elsewhere. Options for the trip  are: long one day trip; two or more  days with overnight camp at Cougar Rock; two or more days with  an overnight stay at Paradise Inn. Rates at the lodge are about $120.00 for a double room.  From Port Townsend to Paradise Inn  is about a 3.5 hour drive from Port Townsend, mostly not on freeways.   Contact Fred Weinmann at fweinmann@cablespeed.com or 360 379-0986 to sign up or for further information.

General chapter info; Our Botany programs will resume the third Tuesday in October at the Port Townsend Community Center and continue through the winter. Tuesday October 24, 2017, 6:30 social time; 7:00 program Port Townsend Community Center, 620 Tyler St., Port Townsend.   on Tuesday September 19 6:30 pm: Planning for the next quarter will be finalized at the community center. Contact Fred Weinmann for details…fweinmann@cablespeed.com. ..

The next WNPS Olympic chapter newsletter will be for : October 2017-Jan, 2018  Submit information in PROPER FORMAT (see examples under event schedule) no later than September 20, 2017.  Include details including time, place, and the name and contact information for the coordinator/leader of the event. Send input to Sharon Schlentner  sschlentner@olypen.com.  360 379-9810. Items submitted after September 20 will not be included. 


Updated: September 5, 2017
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