The annual return of Short-eared Owls at Crockett Lake Preserve always creates excitement this time of year.
River otters often move so fast that they can be hard to observe and learn more about. On a beach on Central Whidbey this summer, however, a group of 10 river otters showed up regularly and put on quite a show.
Land Trust board member Patrick Kennedy shares what he loves about island life and his passion to help protect the natural and rural features that drew him here.
Who knew that a strange red gelatinous sea creature washing up on the western shores of Whidbey Island would create such a stir? It turns out, it’s not every day that a seven-armed octopus is seen in these parts.
Island County isn’t immune to the threats of climate change. The Land Trust already is focusing efforts on mitigating the impacts.
From a sleeping elk to eye-opening scenery and nature, a summer intern shares her experience.
A Buff-breasted Sandpiper was spotted at the Land Trust’s Crockett Lake Preserve, only the third recorded sighting of the species in Island County.
Grab a spotting scope. Fall shorebird migration is just now getting started.
Bald eagles might not be the most graceful swimmers. But style points don’t matter when a tasty salmon is involved, as one wildlife researcher recently discovered on Whidbey Island.
Fawns are one of cutest things you’ll ever see on Whidbey and Camano islands. Early summer is one of the best times to see one. If you come across a fawn by itself, there’s often little need to be concerned.