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Defending Alders

Take a moment and imagine a Puget Sound lowland forest. Likely, you see layers of gray-green firs, fading into a bank of fog.  But were alder trees part of your picture?


2022 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.


How a Community Helped Save Trillium Community Forest

A fortuitous chain of events led to the stunning achievement that is Trillium Community Forest. Its creation more than a decade ago involved a wide spectrum of people and organizations who were instrumental in bringing the project to life.


We’re Hiring a Land Protection Specialist

The Land Trust has a new opening for a skilled Land Protection Specialist to join us in protecting priority natural habitats and agricultural lands in Island County.


Finding Solace in Nature

Joe Mosolino views Del Fairfax Preserve as a revered place. The Land Trust site holds many family memories, most significantly as a symbol of healing for his three children during the most difficult time of their lives.


Forever Wild: Protecting Lands and Waters Just for Nature’s Sake

Forever Wild properties are protected for the full benefit of nature. They are made up of habitats where wild creatures and plants can flourish without the intrusion of human activity — no excess noise, light, traffic, recreation and domestic animal predation.


May 27 Webinar: Addressing Climate Change Through Conservation

Join a Zoom webinar hosted by the Land Trust on May 27 at 6:30 p.m. and find out how we’re mitigating the impacts of climate change through land protection, stewardship and habitat restoration.


One Whale of a Success Story

Each spring, enormous gray whales breach the surface of the beautiful marine waters around Whidbey and Camano islands. Island conservation is key to why these colossal cetaceans make the annual journey home.


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!


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.


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