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.
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.
A Land Trust volunteer captures the beauty and change of seasons through pictures at a South Whidbey Island preserve.
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.
The 2019 Holiday Open House is a wrap! It was wonderful to see so many incredible Land Trust members enjoying themselves.
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.