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GiveBIG to Skagit Land Trust on May 10!

On May 10, 2017 Skagit Land Trust is joining more than one thousand nonprofits in raising money to help make a stronger, more vibrant community for all. A group of anonymous donors have challenged us to raise $10,000 through Seattle Foundation's GiveBIG platform and, if successful, will match that amount dollar for dollar!

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25 Skagit Adventures

Explore the trails, waterways, and favorite places of Skagit County on these 25 adventures. Click to learn more!

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Conservation Strides Forward in Skagit

The Nature Conservancy and Skagit Land Trust announce that the Conservancy is transferring nine preserves totaling about 1,000 acres to Skagit Land Trust to ensure long-term, community-based conservation on these sites.

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Auction & Dinner

Tickets are going fast for our annual auction & dinner on Saturday, March 25th. This is Skagit Land Trust's largest fundraising event of the year.

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King 5 News Reports on Blanchard Mountain

"To me, it means nature in my backyard," The trails at Blanchard Mountain are used by an estimated 100,000 people every year, from hang gliders and horseback riders to stargazers.

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Legislative Funding Puts Blanchard Forest at Risk

A $6.2 million funding shortfall in Governor Jay Inslee’s 2017 proposed budget puts a portion of nearly 1,600 acres of protected forestland in Skagit County at risk of being logged. The Skagit County Board of Commissioners, along with local recreationalists, conservation groups and community partners, are urging the state Legislature to correct this oversight and fully fund the Blanchard Forest Strategy.

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Special MLK Day Hike Featuring Craig Romano

Join Skagit Land Trust Executive Director, Molly Doran, and special guest Craig Romano for a hike on Blanchard Mountain. UPDATE: due to the road conditions we will be changing the hike location to start at the Chuckanut Drive entrance and end at Samish Overlook. We will continue to carpool from Chuckanut Park & Ride.

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Barr Creek Appeal

Skagit Land Trust has an opportunity to expand the Barr Creek Conservation Area, and we need your help.

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Cumberland Creek Video Project

Skagit Valley College student Elisabetta Bastai produced a beautiful video on Skagit Land Trust's Cumberland Creek Conservation Area. Click to see the video!

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Winter 2017 Newsletter

Learn about Skagit Land Trust's latest projects, including ways the Trust is working to benefit the town of Hamilton.

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