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INSPIRING THE NEXT GENERATION OF
ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDS

Our approach to Environmental Science Education at IslandWood

ABOUT US

IslandWood is an environmental education nonprofit serving the Puget Sound region. We believe every child should have access to the sense of wonder and discovery that comes from meaningful experiences in the natural world. IslandWood was founded to increase access and lower financial barriers to nature-based learning for our region’s children. Over the last 20 years, we’ve expanded the ways and places that we work, delivering programs for people of all ages that can inspire a lifetime of passion for the natural world and the planet.

PROGRAMS FOR KIDS

PROGRAMS FOR EDUCATORS

PROGRAMS FOR COMMUNITY

ALMOST TWO MILLION HOURS IN NATURE

Since our founding, IslandWood has provided children with 1.82 million hours spent learning in nature. And counting!

137,000+ STUDENTS REACHED

We have reached 137,000 students with innovative environmental education programs.

Celebrating our 20th Anniversary, featuring Mithun and Dave Goldberg

As we celebrate our 20th anniversary, it feels essential to celebrate an...

Changes to our Natural History & Ecology Course, Informed by Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Priorities

As part of our commitment to justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (...

What I Gained Through My Mentor/Mentee Relationship

My experience with mentorship was truly one of the most supportive, chal...

CATERPILLAR CLUB: FALL EXPLORATIONS

November 28 @ 9:30 am

November 28 @ 11:30 am

Location: IslandWood Bainbridge Campus

 

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DINE & DISCOVER – SOLD OUT!

December 3 @ 4:00 pm

December 3 @ 8:00 pm

Location: IslandWood Bainbridge Campus

 

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OUR COMMITMENT TO JUSTICE, EQUITY, DIVERSITY, AND INCLUSIVITY (JEDI)

We understand there is an inextricable connection between educational justice, environmental justice, and racial equity. This work is not ancillary, or “outside” of IslandWood’s mission. It is central to our work in environmental education, and of inspiring healthy communities and a healthy planet.

 

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COVID-19 SAFETY & LOGISTICS

 

In accordance with state and federal guidelines, IslandWood has implemented policies to ensure the safety of our staff, volunteers, docents, graduate students, education program participants, and campus guests.

 

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