Ribbons of Refuge

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Skagit Land Trust conserved two island properties on the Skagit River, located on the ancestral lands of the Skagit, Stillaguamish, and Coast Salish people. This project protects nearly a mile of unmodified shoreline, forever allowing the river to move naturally throughout the floodplain.

More rivers for salmon

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At 150 acres, the recent addition to Rocky Creek Preserve in Pierce County is one of Great Peninsula Conservancy’s largest transactions. Located on the ancestral lands of the Suquamish and Coast Salish people, the preserve encompasses important riparian and upper estuary habitat. Read the full story from the Inland Northwest Land Conservancy

Your neighborhood forest

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Less than two miles from Chimacum Corner, Jefferson Land Trust manages 65-acres of working forest, known as the Valley View Forest, which is now open to the public. Read the full story from Jefferson Land Trust Less than two miles south of Chimacum Corner, this 65-acre working forest greatly benefits the surrounding community, providing replenishment of…
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Even in winter, spring has sprung

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SUMMARY – The Inland Northwest Land Conservancy acquired Waikiki Springs Nature Preserve in Spokane, expanding and securing a beloved hiking, hunting, and fishing hub in partnership with the Department of Fish and Wildlife. Read the original story on the Inland Northwest Land Conservancy Preserved for Public Access: INLC Takes Ownership of Waikiki Springs Nature Preserve Water bubbling…
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A missing piece completed

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otherwise a contiguous protected area.  Working collaboratively with partners, nearly 3,000 acres have been preserved in the Duckabush Riparian Forest Preserve. Celebrating an Additional 25 Acres at the Duckabush Riparian Forest Preserve Jefferson Land Trust has been working on conservation projects along the Dosewallips and Duckabush Rivers since the mid-90s. In 1994, long-time locals, Vern…
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One small step for land…

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A giant leap for recreation! A connection from the town of Roslyn to the Ridge was recently acquired by The Nature Conservancy in Washington. This stretch of forestland provide access for recreation and conservation. Read the full story from The Daily Record

From parcel to park

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The vision to transform California Creek Estuary into a park has taken another step towards completion. Whatcom Land Trust is working to secure another parcel by end of October. Read more from Whatcom Land Trust.

Acres and acres for salmon!

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SUMMARY – Whidbey Camano Land Trust expanded Estuary Bay Salmon Preserve from 38 to 58 acres. One of the few pocket estuaries left in Island County, it provides a safe place for infant salmon. Read the full story: Great News for Salmon! Elger Bay Preserve Expanded

Restoring the Chehalis

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Capitol Land Trust secured a conservation easement for 74-acres along the Skookumchuck River, and hasn’t wasted any time starting restoration with Forterra and other local partners. Land Trust Begins Restoration Work on Parcel That Includes Winding Skookumchuck River By Leopold Brine / The Olympian Aug 19, 2020

Rockaway Bluff Preserve

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Rockaway Bluff Preserve The Bainbridge Island Land Trust is excited to announce a rare opportunity to protect one of the last few remaining intact and unprotected parcels over 20 acres in size on the Island. This acquisition will protect a mature intact forest habitat important to a number of species and critical for the Land…
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