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A Ray of Sunshine: A Camano Wildlife Haven Conserved

Eric Lamers spent more than two decades carefully tending to his Camano Island forest making it healthier for plants and wildlife. As a tribute to her late husband, and to preserve the property their family loves, Jan Lamers worked with the Land Trust to permanently protect it.


Bountiful and Beautiful – a Wetland Paradise

A new wetland preserve on South Whidbey adds even greater protection in the upper watershed of Glendale Creek.


Give Back with a Gift on Giving Tuesday!

Giving Tuesday is a great opportunity to give something back to the islands you love. Consider a gift to the Land Trust on Giving Tuesday, a global day of generosity that takes place on December 1.


Double Your Conservation Impact! Answer the Matching Challenge!

In recent months, some generous donors stepped forward with additional gifts to create a $75,000 year-ending matching challenge. That means that every new donor’s gift, and every current member’s gift above their annual donation, will be doubled!


A New, Healthier Way to Farm

Cory Fakkema is practicing a new kind of agriculture that harnesses the natural habits of livestock to steadily improve the land at Beach View Farm near Oak Harbor.


Paul Bakken: Island Hero and Gentle Soul

Paul Bakken’s appreciation for nature and fondness for wildlife was legendary. He leaves behind an oasis for the wildlife he loved.


Pre-order New Land Trust Apparel!

Pre-order our terrific new Land Trust attire to arrive just in time for the holidays!


Great News for Salmon! Elger Bay Preserve Expanded

Newly expanded to 58 acres, the Land Trust’s Elger Bay Estuary preserve on Camano Island is the site of one of the few remaining intact pocket estuaries in Island County. 


Deer Hunting at Trillium Community Forest Opens October 17

Trillium Community Forest is closed to all users except licensed deer hunters during a limited hunting season this fall.


Together, Mitigating Climate Change on the Islands

Read about ways the Land Trust is working to mitigate climate change in Island County in our special climate change newsletter.


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