Effects of Wildfire and Climate


Wed., June 13

6:30 – 8:00 p.m.

Olympia City Hall, 601 4th Ave E, Olympia


Our final talk of the series, Effects of Wildfire and Climate will feature Josh Halofsky.

Josh is a research scientist with the Washington State Department of Natural Resources.

His talk will explore the past, present and possible future of Western Washington forests

through a climate and wildfire lens. He will also discuss how our expectations for climate

adaptation in these forests will differ from drier forests in Eastern Washington.


Drop In or Register online



Thurs. June 21 5-7 p.m.

Priest Point Park – Rose Garden Shelter #1

2600 E Bay Drive, Olympia

Come Celebrate! We want to celebrate all our awesome volunteers and wish Debbie Smith well as she retires from Stream Team.

Please bring a potluck dish to share. We will provide cake!



Bat Talk


Fri., June 22, 7 p.m.

Traditions Café and World Folk Art

300 5th Ave SW Olympia


Bat Walk


Fri., June 22, 9 p.m.

Heritage Park on Capitol Lake, across from Traditions Café, Olympia


What do human fingertips have in common with a bat’s wing? Both have tactile sensory cells called Merkel cells, which are only found in the skin of vertebrates.  Interested in these intriguing flying mammals?  Join us and local bat expert Greg Falxa for a fun, fact-filled bat talk and walk to learn about bat habitat needs, basic bat biology and their unique life strategies.

To register for this workshop, visit and click on “register”. For more information, contact Michelle at



Michelle Stevie

City of Olympia – Public Works

Habitat Biologist and Stream Team Coordinator

601- E 4th Ave

Olympia WA 98501