Whidbey Camano Land Trust



Members Get Up-close Look at Fungi Kingdom

Land Trust members soak up information about fungi during a guided walk and talk on North Whidbey.

Western Toads a Welcome Sight on Whidbey

Wildlife on Whidbey is part of the island’s charm. That goes for one creature that’s rarely found in other parts of the Puget Sound lowlands anymore: the Western Toad.

Two Picnics: Double the Fun!

It’s always a joy seeing Land Trust members at our annual potluck picnic. This summer, we doubled the fun, holding two picnics in one week – one on Camano and the second on Whidbey!

A Professor’s Passion: Studying Otter Behavior

For nearly a year now, a psychology professor from an Oregon university has dedicated herself to studying the foraging choices and other behaviors of a population of river otters on central Whidbey Island.

Lively Douglas is the ‘Squirrel of Squirrels’

The lively Douglas Squirrel benefits forests in many ways. It can inadvertently plants trees when it doesn’t retrieve cones its cuts from conifers. It also acts as forest guardian with its alarm call.

Why Not Try New Scenery on National Trails Day?

In the spirit of National Trails Day, consider one of three beautiful Land Trust preserves as places to consider enjoying a new trail experience.

Episode Focuses on Special Places, Important Work

It was a thrill and an honor to work with WhidbeyTV Productions last fall during a video shoot about the Land Trust. The episode for the “Curious Islander” series was recently released just in time to give viewers more options to “hit the trails!”

The Little Frog with the Big Voice

Warm spring nights elicit a barrage of loud calls from area ponds. The voice behind these sounds comes from the Pacific Chorus Frog, our smallest native amphibian that just happens to have the loudest voice.

GiveBIG is May 8 – Make a Natural Impact!

GiveBIG is a 24-hour online fundraising challenge to give back to all the nonprofits that make our local communities better. Join others to permanently save and care for our islands’ most treasured lands and waters on Whidbey and Camano islands.

Why Woody Debris on the Forest Floor is Important

When dozens of trees came down at Trillium Community Forest during last December’s powerful windstorm, efforts were made to remove them from the trails without taking them out of the forest. And there was a sound reason for that.