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Community Feedback on Harper Park and Estuary Planning


Below you will find the materials shared at the January 30 meeting for you to review in more detail. We invite you to send us more comments or questions you might have. Please email: jjcannon@co.kitsap.wa.us

Materials for Review:



Past Meetings and Events


May 25, 2019 | Volunteer Harper Park Ivy-Pull

Meet at 9-11 AM at the parking lot next to ballfield. 3500 SE Southworth Drive, Port Orchard, 98366Join the Parks Department and new Life Church volunteers to pull invasive English Ivy. Tools and instruction will be provided. Please bring your own gloves. For more information contact: Jackson Lee, Volunteer Coordinator at 360-337-5350.


May 15-16, 2019 | Harper Beach Cleanup

Department of Natural Resource Crews will be at Harper Estuary to clean up creosote wood. Please contact Kitsap County (360-337-5777) or DNR (https://mycoast.org/wa) if you have creosote wood or debris on your beach that you'd like to remove. 

April 20, 2019 | Celebrate Earth Day! Harper Park Ivy-Pull

Meet at 1-3 pm at Harper Park to pull ivy and do good! Kitsap County Parks is hosting this event. Bring gloves, tools provided.


March 25, 2019 | 6:30 pm

Volunteer Stewardship Meeting at Colby United Methodist Church, 2881 Harvey St. SE, in Port Orchard.


March 21, 2019 | 6:30 - 8:00 pm

Meeting Summary

Draft Concept Posters Concept Posters showing ideas to improve Harper Park and Estuary. The posters were developed to support community discussion on topics such as park trails, interpretive signs/displays (recognizing history), landscaping, picnic and parking facilities, field, and waterfront access. These are conceptual and not final designs.

Community Meeting #3 to Discuss the Future of Harper Park at Colby United Methodist Church, 2881 Harvey St. SE, in Port Orchard.

Community Meeting #3 Presentation

Walk-Shop: Sunday, February 24 at 2:00PM    

Walk-shop Summary

Meeting at Harper Park parking lot to tour the park and estuary, and talk about park improvements

Walk-shop to discuss Harper Park Improvements

Map of existing features at Harper Park


January 30, 2019  6:30 - 8:30pm

Meeting Summary

at Colby United Methodist Church, 2881 Harvey St. SE, in Port Orchard.


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