OlyEcosystems engages with the community through education and outreach activities. We look forward to seeing you at an upcoming work party or event!


  • Collaborate with local organizations (such as Garden-Raised Urban Bounty) for native and edible plant walks.
  • Invite local K-12 classrooms and university students to participate in service projects in the West Bay Woods.
  • Create educational opportunities aligned with Next Generation Science Standards to showcase open space and habitat preservation and restoration.


  • Showcase conservation work at community events, such as Love Our Local, Nisqually Watershed Festival, March for Science, South Sound Estuary Association (SSEA) Turn of the Tides, and more.
  • Partner with United Way of Thurston County.
  • Partner with local colleges and universities on restoration ecology research opportunities.
  • Integrate conservation science with local policy.