Whidbey Camano Land Trust

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GiveBIG is May 8 – Make a Natural Impact!

GiveBIG is a 24-hour online fundraising challenge to give back to all the nonprofits that make our local communities better. Join others to permanently save and care for our islands’ most treasured lands and waters on Whidbey and Camano islands.


Why Woody Debris on the Forest Floor is Important

When dozens of trees came down at Trillium Community Forest during last December’s powerful windstorm, efforts were made to remove them from the trails without taking them out of the forest. And there was a sound reason for that.


Photographer lifting spirits one bird at a time

Albert Rose, a Greenbank artist, delights his email followers each day with a “Bird of the Day” image.


Taming Trillium: Visitor Tackles Trails in Wheelchair

Adam Schmuki, a graduate student at Arizona State University, decided to tackle the trails of Trillium Community Forest in his wheelchair recently.


How Hummingbirds Survive Our Cold Winter Nights

Our chilly winter nights pose a hazard to the tiny Anna’s Hummingbird. But this tough little bird employs different strategies to cope with the winter chill.


Honk If You Love Snow Geese

This is the time of year when many Island County birders – serious and recreational – are drawn to make the drive to Skagit County. Why? For the sensory pleasure of witnessing the wonder of the hundreds of swans and the thousands of Snow Geese that make the farm fields of the Skagit Valley and the Samish Flats their winter home.


February’s snow event was something to behold

The snowfall of February 2019 that covered Island County and much of Western Washington will not be forgotten any time soon. In fact, stories of the snow event likely will be retold to future generations.


‘Habitchat’ is a fun way to follow what we do

In the course of protecting and caring for land on Whidbey and Camano islands, our staff and board cover a lot of ground, meet a lot of amazing people and see a lot of fascinating things in nature. We thought it would be educational and fun to chronicle our conservation and restoration work through a […]