Dosewallips River with Douglas Firs & Red Alders

The Jefferson Land Trust Natural History Society was founded in 2012 to foster active exploration, appreciation, understanding, and conservation of the diverse natural environments of the Olympic Peninsula and beyond.

Lycaena helloides (Purplish Copper aka Epidemia) Butterflies on Anaphalis margaritacea (Pearly Everlasting)

Rufous Hummingbird



Activities of the Natural History Society are co-sponsored by the Land Trust, and include nature outings, a natural history book club, and other related activities, in particular those that support the stewardship principles of the Land Trust.

Hooded Merganser

Golden-crowned Kinglet

Cancer productus (Red Rock Crab) protecting Hemigrapsus oregonensis (Hairy Shore Crab)

Join us for a hike!

Tamiasciurus douglasii (Douglas’ Squirrel)

We regularly schedule hikes and nature walks to take advantage of our beautiful surroundings.

For information about our next outing, click here.