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?
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.
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.