When Brittany, our stewardship assistant, listened to howling winds pound her Central Whidbey Island home in the early morning hours of January 13, she figured she’d be in store for a busy day in the field tending to Land Trust preserves. She was right.
If you missed Dr. Heide Island’s fascinating webinar on North American river otters, you can still check out a video recording of the fun and fact-filled presentation.
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.