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.
A new wetland preserve on South Whidbey adds even greater protection in the upper watershed of Glendale Creek.
Giving Tuesday is a great opportunity to give something back to the islands you love. Consider a gift to the Land Trust on Giving Tuesday, a global day of generosity that takes place on December 1.
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.