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.
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.
Land Trust members soak up information about fungi during a guided walk and talk on North Whidbey.
Wildlife on Whidbey is part of the island’s charm. That goes for one creature that’s rarely found in other parts of the Puget Sound lowlands anymore: the Western Toad.
It’s always a joy seeing Land Trust members at our annual potluck picnic. This summer, we doubled the fun, holding two picnics in one week – one on Camano and the second on Whidbey!
For nearly a year now, a psychology professor from an Oregon university has dedicated herself to studying the foraging choices and other behaviors of a population of river otters on central Whidbey Island.
The lively Douglas Squirrel benefits forests in many ways. It can inadvertently plants trees when it doesn’t retrieve cones its cuts from conifers. It also acts as forest guardian with its alarm call.
In the spirit of National Trails Day, consider one of three beautiful Land Trust preserves as places to consider enjoying a new trail experience.