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!
Paul Bakken’s appreciation for nature and fondness for wildlife was legendary. He leaves behind an oasis for the wildlife he loved.
Read about ways the Land Trust is working to mitigate climate change in Island County in our special climate change newsletter.
We’re super excited to share that a healthy and diverse Central Whidbey forest will remain intact. The property, which buffers already protected Puget Sound waterfront, will remain undisturbed for wildlife as a nature preserve.
Land Trust site stewards take volunteering to a different level. They adopt a particular preserve and visit it regularly to perform selected tasks.
The Land Trust’s Dugualla Bay Preserve on northeast Whidbey Island has grown to 201 acres with purchase of 77 acres of tidelands, beach and uplands.
The first Earth Day on April 22, 1970 literally changed Ann Linnea’s world. The Land Trust member shares her memories of the landmark event, which turns 50 this month.