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In one of the last low-elevation old-growth forests in the Pacific Northwest,
we are transforming curiosity into knowledge
and outdoor experiences into love.
Promoting conservation through educational experiences in wilderness since 1989.


Evening for Opal Creek tickets on sale now!

Join us for our biggest party of the year, an evening celebration of education in the ancient forest and the fabulous community that supports  more…

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Apr 29

Family Workshop: Amphibian Adventure! – FULL

From the Pacific Giant salamander to the unique tailed frog, Opal Creek’s intact old-growth and cool clean waters host the full diversity of Pacific  more…

May 6

Painting in the Ancient Forest

A weekend mixed-media painting retreat in a spectacular natural setting. Come prepared to get messy while you get your hands in the paint, the dirt,  more…

May 19

Evening for Opal Creek

Now in its 13th year, our annual spring fundraiser will be the party of the year! Held in the new Lagunitas Community Room in  more…

Jun 10

Family Workshop: Tree Climbing

Join us for a family weekend in the trees! It’s an experience that few in the world have had – sitting atop a mighty  more…

Jun 14

Wilderness Upgrade for Medical Professionals

Learn how to improvise equipment, deal with challenging environments, and make difficult medical decisions in remote locations with confidence. Apply your urban emergency care  more…


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