The scissors used in the ribbon cutting were giant-sized, which was fitting. What better way to symbolize a project the magnitude of Barnum Point County Park?
Jerry Nielsen is eternally grateful that a beautiful piece of Camano Island will remain forever wild. Nielsen deeply appreciates the efforts of the Land Trust to permanently protect this iconic place.
The final pieces are coming together nicely for Barnum Point County Park on Camano Island. This September, the Whidbey Camano Land Trust assisted Island County in acquiring two more key beachfront properties to help make the vision of this expanded county park a reality.
Fran Burnside’s dearest childhood memories are rooted on the shores of Camano Island. When she was a young girl in the 1940s, she and her two brothers would spend summers at her grandparents’ property on Elger Bay.
A large gathering of volunteers showed up at Barnum Point on Camano Island eager to clean up debris to help get the property closer to opening to the public as a county park.
Click on the image above to view an interactive slideshow capturing some of the best photos from the August 2017 donor tour of Barnum Point.