Okanogan Land Trust conserves Olma ranch in the Okanogan Highlands

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Source: Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune

An article by the Okanogan Valley’s Gazette-Tribune shares the story of the Olma family, highland cattle ranchers who decided to permanently protect their family ranch through an agricultural conservation easement.
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$451 Million Secured for Puget Sound Restoration

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Source: San Juan Islander

The Puget Sound Nearshore Ecosystem Restoration Project will receive $451 million from the federal government for Puget Sound restoration, as part of the bipartisan Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act.
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“Keystone acquisition” by Forterra in South Puget Sound

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Source: Seattle Times

The Seattle-based land trust Forterra just secured protection of 17.6 acres of shoreline habitat on the picturesque Anderson Island of Pierce County. The Seattle Times called it a “keystone acquisition” by the land trust to help “preserve core ecological and recreation values in Puget Sound, even as the region grows.”
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$14.6 million awarded for salmon recovery efforts

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New funds further salmon recovery efforts spearheaded by land trusts across the state.
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A profile of Chehalis River Basin Land Trust’s Janet Strong

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Source: Grays Harbor Talks

Read this fascinating profile of Janet Strong, long time board member and leader at the Chehalis River Basin Land Trust, from GraysHarborTalks.com.
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North Olympic Land Trust’s Harvest Dinner a success

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Source: Sequim Gazette

The North Olympic Peninsula community is rallying to preserve local farms. Read the Sequim Gazette’s coverage of North Olympic Land Trust’s record-breaking 2016 Harvest Dinner, and how it benefits the surrounding area.
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Bud Blanchard Trail, protected by Nisqually Land Trust, is getting rave reviews

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Source: The Dispatch

The Bud Blanchard Trail opened for public use two years ago, and the 2.5-mile wooded trail is getting good use from walkers, hikers and bicyclists. The Eatonville Dispatch’s article Hit the Trail with Pleasure details the partnership effort to create this community resource. Nisqually Land Trust helped to protect the riverfront property along the route.
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