Conservation Social: Images of the Skagit
RSVP today for Skagit Land Trust's Conservation Social: Images of the Skagit at the Museum of Northwest Art on November 13. With presentations by artist Alfred Currier, poet Saul Weisberg and Skagit Land Trust, this is a wonderful way to learn about local land conservation efforts and the people who make it all possible. During the evening, a Call for Conservation will invite guests to join or renew their support in the Trust. Visit the event page to RSVP today as space is limited and filling fast!
Cumberland Creek Is Home At Last!
Restoring more than 4,000 feet of salmon habitat, Cumberland Creek has been diverted into its historic channel in a joint effort by the Skagit Land Trust, the Army Corps of Engineers, Skagit River System Cooperative (SRSC), Skagit County, and Seattle City Light. The creek had been in its current channel for about 80 years because of the the South Skagit Highway. Skagit Land Trust Board Members, volunteers and staff have been advocating for the restoration of Cumberland Creek for several years and are very pleased to see the project’s completion. Watch a video of the exciting moment and read more about it here.
Ivy Pull at Hurn Field Makes the News!
Our successful ivy pull at Hurn Field Conservation Area was highlighted in the Skagit Valley Herald. Thank you, Volunteers! Stay informed about future opportunities to pull ivy at Hurn by subscribing to our e-news (see below) or e-mail Kay at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more.
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Grant advances technology capacity
The Trust recently received a $10,000 grant from PACCAR Inc for technology to further land conservation, stewardship, and community engagement. With technology advancements happening at a rapid pace, these funds will leverage the Trust’s impact by providing resources to map conservation priorities, monitor conservation lands, and engage the public in natural area appreciation.