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.
It’s music to a nature enthusiast’s ears: Cicadas singing at two Land Trust preserves.
May not only brings promises of beautiful native prairie plants in bloom, but coyote pups and white pelicans, too!
It turns out, the Prairie Falcon creating a buzz among birders in recent months at Crockett Lake Preserve wasn’t such a rare find after all. The falcon is a rescue bird owned by a Central Whidbey falconer.
The nature and scenic beauty on Whidbey and Camano islands is helping many people to better cope during this truly difficult time. We’re asking members of the Land Trust community to describe how nature is helping them during the COVID-19 pandemic.
April really is a ‘toad-ally’ awesome month on the islands. Ospreys return. Toads are looking for mates. And an uncommon native plant is in bloom.
Jessica Larson, our stewardship manager, is still shaking her head over an incredible experience with nature recently. Jessica finally got to see Bruiser, Whidbey Island’s lone resident elk, sharing the same field with a coyote!
A Prairie Falcon makes a rare visit to Crockett Lake Preserve on Central Whidbey Island.