Land Trust News

Conservation Social: Images of the Skagit

Skagit Land Trust's Conservation Social: Images of the Skagit will be held 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. Visit the event page to learn more and RSVP today as space is limited and filling fast!

Earn Funds for Land While Shopping

Fred Meyer is donating to non-profits based on where their customers tell them to give. Sign up for the Community Rewards program by linking your Fred Meyer Rewards Card to Skagit Land Trust at www.fredmeyer.com/communityrewards. You can search for Skagit Land Trust by name or by our non-profit number 85396. Then, every time you shop and use your Rewards Card, you are helping conserve Skagit's natural lands!

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 volunteer@skagitlandtrust.org to learn more.

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