Freshwater Wetlands: Plants and Process

10/07/2023 01:00 PM - 03:30 PM PT


  • Free


Marilyn and Fred Ellis Preserve
842 Hoffman Cove Rd
Shaw Island, WA 98286
United States of America


Join ecologist Ruthie Dougherty for a guided ramble to identify freshwater wetland features at the Ellis Preserve, highlighting wetland plants with unique functions, adaptations, and historic uses.


While our islands are defined by the Salish Sea, freshwater wetlands also play an essential role in the health and diversity of our environment. Ecologist Ruthie Dougherty will guide a ramble to identify wetland features at the Ellis Preserve and highlight some wetland plants with unique functions, adaptations, and historic uses.

  • Date: Saturday, October 7, 2023
  • Time: 1:00pm - 3:30pm
  • Location: 842 Hoffman Cove Rd., Shaw Island
  • Bring: Waterproof boots and dress for the weather--rain or shine!
  • Questions? Email Ruthie Dougherty, SJPT Preserve Curator/Interpretive Specialist

Please note:

  1. This event is free of charge, but attendance is limited to the first 10 people who sign up. (You can join the waiting list when you sign up if capacity has been reached. If there are cancellations, we will contact the next in line as soon as possible.)
  2. All participants are required to sign an SJPT liability waiver. Please ensure that everyone you register, including yourself, has filled out our online waiver in English or en Español (required as part of the registration process).
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