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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.


Ospreys Aren’t Your Typical Raptors

A raptor educator delivers an engaging talk about Ospreys during the Land Trust’s Member Mingle event in Coupeville.


Preserving a Forest Full of Nature and Memories

Marilyn Vogel’s love for her forestland, its history, and how much it meant to her father is why she’s working with the Land Trust and Washington State Parks to protect it permanently as a home for wildlife.


Historic Farmland near Coupeville Protected

Jan Pickard has fond memories of the farmland where she spent much of her childhood. That’s why she and her brother, Ken, wanted to keep the land on Coupeville’s edge the way they lovingly remember it.


Walking Ebey’s Trails System Starting to Take Shape

It may be a year before Robert and Sue Payton are able to walk the new trail they helped build in Central Whidbey this spring. But as far as Robert is concerned, it will be worth the wait.


Land Trust Welcomes 3 New Board Members

The Land Trust recently welcomed three new members to its board of directors. Janet Hall of Freeland and Jay Adams and Michael McGarry of Coupeville joined the board in January.


Curiosity Saved the Barn

“We stopped on the edge of the mud and just looked at this barn with trees growing at the openings,” Marshall said. “We backed out and headed for the ferry and thought, ‘Should we put an offer in on this place?’”


Images from Earth Day Cleanup

In an effort to do something a little extra in celebration of Earth Day, we hit the beach along the Keystone Spit near Coupeville on April 20 and participated in the community beach cleanup program.


Retired teacher looks out for forest friends

Lidabeth Hicks has lived on her property for 67 years. She’s developed such a love for the wildlife on her land that she donated a conservation easement to the Land Trust that prohibits the forest from ever being cut down.


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