Marilyn Vogel’s love for her forestland, its history, and how much it meant to her father is why she’s working with the Land Trust and Washington State Parks to protect it permanently as a home for wildlife.
Coupeville Elementary School brought 59 fourth graders to Admiralty Inlet Preserve to take part in a full-day, outdoor learning experience hosted by the Whidbey Camano Land Trust.
Jan Pickard has fond memories of the farmland where she spent much of her childhood. That’s why she and her brother, Ken, wanted to keep the land on Coupeville’s edge the way they lovingly remember it.
The Land Trust is partnering with Island County and Washington State Parks to acquire two beautifully forested properties totaling 110 acres adjacent to Kettles Trails County Park and Fort Ebey State Park. This will protect more wildlife habitat and provide more recreational opportunities.
It may be a year before Robert and Sue Payton are able to walk the new trail they helped build in Central Whidbey this spring. But as far as Robert is concerned, it will be worth the wait.
The Land Trust recently welcomed three new members to its board of directors. Janet Hall of Freeland and Jay Adams and Michael McGarry of Coupeville joined the board in January.
Bonnie Thie eagerly awaits the day when she sees an Osprey poking its white head out of a nest high above the Whidbey Camano Land Trust’s Admiralty Inlet Natural Area Preserve located just north of Fort Casey State Park off of Engle Road.
Before Bob Wilken lowered his drip torch to ignite some dry grass at the Admiralty Inlet Natural Area Preserve, the husky, bearded man did something he’s found essential when conducting controlled prairie burns. He blew bubbles.
Judy Lynn believes all beaches should be public land. By donating her tidelands to the Whidbey Camano Land Trust, she’s doing her part to ensure future generations will have access to the islands’ coastal lands.