Banner forest watch group open house set for Monday, October 15

The Banner Forest Watch Group has worked to update the 2002 Banner Forest Management Plan since October 2010. An Open House will be held to present the draft 2012 Banner Forest Management Plan 6-8 p.m. Oct. 15, from at the County Administration Building Commissioner Chambers in Port Orchard.

The plan is available online here for review. You can also review and comment on the plan at the Kitsap County Parks & Recreation webpage ( The plan will be recommended to the Board of County Commissioners for review and adoption during their regular business meeting later this year. “Banner Forest is a wonderful community resource.” said Commissioner Charlotte Garrido.

The Banner Forest Watch Group will also have a sign-up sheet during the Open House for citizens who are interested in participating in a future Banner Forest Stewardship Group. For additional information please contact Ric Catron, Parks Project Coordinator at 360.337.5361.


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