Not So Fast: Prairie Falcon Turns Out to be Rescue Bird

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.

Sharing Inspiration and Gratitude

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.

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.


Volunteer with us

Get out in nature! Make new friends! Find out what great land stewardship is all about. The Land Trust is always on the lookout for people who are as passionate about caring for land as we are.

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