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?
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.
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.
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.
Hold on for another exciting conservation success ride in 2019. Here’s a sneak preview of what we’re working on for you:
Your support recently protected a truly special 100-acre landscape on South Whidbey owned by the Whidbey Institute. A dramatically expanded conservation easement added 41 acres and increased forest and wetland protection eight-fold!