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Diving into a Toad-ally Awesome Month for Nature

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.


Double Delight: Nature Show Starring Bruiser the Elk and a Coyote

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!


Rare Visitor Appears at Crockett Lake Preserve

A Prairie Falcon makes a rare visit to Crockett Lake Preserve on Central Whidbey Island.


Springing into March with a Splash, a Buzz, and a Chorus

March is a magical time of year on Whidbey and Camano islands when nature makes a big splash and there’s a buzz in the air.


Silliman Preserve Through the Seasons

A Land Trust volunteer captures the beauty and change of seasons through pictures at a South Whidbey Island preserve.


Short-eared Owls a Sight to See at Crockett Lake

What’s most unique about Short-eared Owls is they live in open terrain and are active during the day, usually around dawn or dusk.


2019 Holiday Open House: Festive and Fun!

The 2019 Holiday Open House is a wrap! It was wonderful to see so many incredible Land Trust members enjoying themselves.


Giving Tuesday: A Chance to Make a Lasting Difference

Giving Tuesday was created as a simple idea — a day that encourages people to do good. By donating to the Land Trust, you can make a lasting difference on Whidbey and Camano islands.


Pampering Pumpkins Produces Giant Results

Land Trust member Lee Roof entered the giant pumpkin he grew near Penn Cove in a contest at the Skagit Valley Giant Pumpkin Festival. His pumpkin wound up squashing the old record.


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.


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