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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.


Order New Land Trust Apparel!

Order our terrific new Land Trust attire! Choose from two different kinds of T-shirts and sweatshirts in a variety of colors. Also featured are two kinds of ball caps and a warm beanie hat!


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.


2021 Calendars Now Available!

Enjoy delightful images of island wildlife and natural landscapes in the Land Trust’s 2021 Calendar. It’s available now at island retail outlets.


Saving a Farming Tradition

The Land Trust acquired a 22-acre property with high-quality agricultural soils to keep the land in farming and preserve the rural scenery enjoyed along an adjacent stretch of highway.


Discover Our New Scavenger Hunt!

Put on your detective cap and practice your best selfie smile. The Land Trust’s Summer Photo Scavenger Hunt is now underway!


A New Refuge just for Wildlife!

We’re super excited to share that a healthy and diverse Central Whidbey forest will remain intact. The property, which buffers already protected Puget Sound waterfront, will remain undisturbed for wildlife as a nature preserve.


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