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Great News for Salmon! Elger Bay Preserve Expanded

Newly expanded to 58 acres, the Land Trust’s Elger Bay Estuary preserve on Camano Island is the site of one of the few remaining intact pocket estuaries in Island County. 


More Exciting Conservation Projects Are Underway

Among dozens of exciting conservation projects the Land Trust is working on, here are just a few we expect to complete in early 2020.


2020 Land Trust Calendars Available Throughout Island County

The Land Trust’s 2020 Calendar is now available at various retail outlets in Island County.


Heron Points Way to 2020 Calendar Cover Photo

Bob Laufenberg couldn’t have asked for a more willing participant to help him break in his new camera. “I think that day I took over 200 pictures,” Laufenberg said. “I would have to say the heron was a feature in all of them.”


Snip! Barnum Point is Now Ready for Visitors!

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?


A Natural Wonder is Saved on Camano Island

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.


Barnum Point County Park Grows to 127 Acres

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.


Nature Preserve on Camano is Birder’s Delight

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.


Images from Barnum Point Donor Tour

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.


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