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Bike Riders Get Triple Treat: Blue Skies, Natural Beauty, and Pie

Sunshine and blue skies provided an idyllic setting for participants of the Sea, Trees, & Pie Bike Ride on scenic central Whidbey Island.


Historic Farmland near Coupeville Protected

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.


Partnership Expands Wildlife Habitat and Recreational Opportunities

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.


More Great Conservation Coming in 2019!

Hold on for another exciting conservation success ride in 2019. Here’s a sneak preview of what we’re working on for you:


2018: A Remarkable Year for Island Conservation

In 2018, 10 properties, totaling 485 acres, were permanently protected throughout Whidbey and Camano islands. Here’s a summary of what you helped accomplish last year.


Calendar Photo Contest is Underway!

Share your favorite outdoor images! The Land Trust’s annual photo contest is underway and photo submissions are being accepted.


Land Trust Welcomes 3 New Board Members

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.


Children with Hiking Group Gain Outdoor Education at Nature Preserves

Saying the word “coyote” is tricky for 2½ -year-old Savanna Tassie. But she knows what a coyote is. That’s why she howls when she looks at the interpretive panel that shows a painting of a coyote and other wildlife at Admiralty Inlet Preserve.


For the Love of Wildlife, Greenbank Couple Protects Wooded Property

If trees could talk, one can only imagine what those on Don and Jan Allens’ land would say. For more than a half century, the Allens have gently tended their wooded Whidbey Island property, helping a lush forest remain standing.


Retired teacher looks out for forest friends

Lidabeth Hicks has lived on her property for 67 years. She’s developed such a love for the wildlife on her land that she donated a conservation easement to the Land Trust that prohibits the forest from ever being cut down.


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