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Expansion of Diobsud Creek Conservation Area

Visit our Up River properties, including the expanded Diobsud Creek Conservation Area to view the Bald Eagles this winter!

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Day Creek Conservation Areas Expand

This fall SLT added two new properties to the Day Creek area, read about them here.

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January Book Club

Join SLT Reads this month to read The Overstory by Richard Powers!

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Heron Nest Count

How many Great Blue Heron nests did our citizen science volunteers count this year?

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Fall Tope Ryan Planting

Learn about the recent planting at Tope Ryan Conservation Area and what's to come this winter.

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Journey Down The Skagit

This fall, Trust Co-founder Keith Wiggers visited a few of Skagit Land Trust's properties on the Skagit River to highlight the importance of conserving these natural areas. We hope you will enjoy these videos of his journey down the Skagit.

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Guemes Mountain & Valley Conservation Area Expands

As the result of a generous gift of land, Skagit Land Trust (the Trust) added 77 acres of land to its Guemes Mountain & Valley Conservation Area. The property, which will retain a conservation easement held by the San Juan Preservation Trust, connects to over 400 protected acres, including Guemes Mountain.

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Five Ways to Take a Walk on the Wild Side

This winter, we invite you to walk the trails on some of our other properties. We know you love to get out into nature. Quiet hikes outdoors can be very restorative. Here are five great spots to easily explore Skagit Land Trust’s conservation work:

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Conservation on the Skagit Continues

Despite the pandemic and slow-downs, Skagit Land Trust has had a busy year in land conservation on the Skagit River. In 2020 the Trust has purchased or been donated eight properties protecting more than two miles of natural, unaltered Skagit River shoreline and tributaries from Fir Island to Diobsud Creek near Marblemount.

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December Book Club

Join us on December 10th to discuss Turning Homeward: Restoring Hope and Nature in the Urban Wild and meet the author, Adrienne Ross Scanlan!

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