Plant For The Planet - Whidbey Island Academy - Youth Event

March 28, 2015
10:00 am - 7:30 pm
Pacific Rim Institute: 180 Parker Road, Coupeville, WA 98239

At the Academy, students learn climate justice & science, how to plant a tree, how to give a climate presentation, and make plans with the other ambassadors to engage the community on climate solutions.

Parents are invited to come celebrate the end of the day with a graduation program led by the new Ambassadors for Climate Justice. Learn more, watch "Now We Children Save the World" on youtube.

This event is open to students Ages 8 - 14 and it includes free lunch, dinner and a t-shirt.

To register for this event, go to http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c054aaba723ab9-whidbey1


Too Much Love? Is Feeding Deer and other Wildlife Doing More Harm than Good?

April 21, 2015
7:00 PM
Coupeville Rec Hall
901 NW Alexander Street, Coupeville

Public Presentation with Q&A
Ruth Milner, WDFW District Wildlife Biologist for Island County
Joined by staff from the WDFW Wildlife Conflict and Enforcement Programs.

Co-Sponsored by Pacific Rim Institute and the Town of Coupeville

Light refreshments will be served.



Prairie Open House - May 7 - 9, 2015

In addition to our daily naturalist tours of the prairie, we will have several special events during the open house. Keep your eye out for announcements about special tours, a wine tasting and other events.






Whidbey Raptor Day - September 19, 2015

Join us for our 6th annual Whidbey Raptor Day, where guests can get up close and personal with hunters of the air.  The specific time for the event will be announced at a later date.







Ongoing Events:

Prairie Tours with CEO Robert K. Pelant

Cabin fever? Relatives staying or coming for a bit too long? Why not push the spring envelope and get a jump start on your walking and touring of one of Whidbey Island's most unusual sites?

You owe it to yourself - AND your relatives! Come out to the Pacific Rim Institute's 175 acres of prairie and forest for a guided tour of our prairie restoration and research (endangered species, rare native plants, and more).

Why? It is good to know more about the place in which we live!

What? One hour healthful tour of our main prairie and forest sites.

When? Every first and third Thursday at 5:30 PM

Who? Pacific Rim Institute's CEO, Robert K. Pelant, will lead the tours, sharing details about why PRI exists, our current programs and what we are planning for the future.

Pacific Rim Institute for Environmental Stewardship / Au Sable Institute
Former WA State Game Farm

180 Parker RD, Coupeville, WA 98239
(360) 678-5586