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Larry Harris Memorial ‘Forever Wild’ Fund Created

The Larry Harris Memorial “Forever Wild” Fund has been created to acknowledge his many contributions on the Land Trust board working to ensure that land and water and the complex life they support are treated with veneration and love.


An Amazing Life: Larry Harris

We lost a dear friend of island conservation recently. Larry Harris lived a long and rich life dedicated to the betterment of the world.


A Ray of Sunshine: A Camano Wildlife Haven Conserved

Eric Lamers spent more than two decades carefully tending to his Camano Island forest making it healthier for plants and wildlife. As a tribute to her late husband, and to preserve the property their family loves, Jan Lamers worked with the Land Trust to permanently protect it.


Give Back with a Gift on Giving Tuesday!

Giving Tuesday is a great opportunity to give something back to the islands you love. Consider a gift to the Land Trust on Giving Tuesday, a global day of generosity that takes place on December 1.


Double Your Conservation Impact! Answer the Matching Challenge!

In recent months, some generous donors stepped forward with additional gifts to create a $75,000 year-ending matching challenge. That means that every new donor’s gift, and every current member’s gift above their annual donation, will be doubled!


A New, Healthier Way to Farm

Cory Fakkema is practicing a new kind of agriculture that harnesses the natural habits of livestock to steadily improve the land at Beach View Farm near Oak Harbor.


Paul Bakken: Island Hero and Gentle Soul

Paul Bakken’s appreciation for nature and fondness for wildlife was legendary. He leaves behind an oasis for the wildlife he loved.


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. 


Together, Mitigating Climate Change on the Islands

Read about ways the Land Trust is working to mitigate climate change in Island County in our special climate change newsletter.


2021 Calendars Now Available!

Enjoy delightful images of island wildlife and natural landscapes in the Land Trust’s 2021 Calendar. It’s available now at island retail outlets.


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