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.
“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?’”
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.
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.
Some things never change. Robert Bishop realized that on a recent sunny afternoon when he found himself covered in sweat and green alfalfa dust after loading bales of hay into a pickup driven by his older brother, Malcolm.
The Land Trust recognized the allure and importance of trail systems in Ebey’s Landing National Historical Reserve and started planning ways to link them.