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2020 Auction Moves Online

Skagit Land Trust's 2020 'Lands We Love' auction will take place online this year. Bidding for silent auction begins on September 27th and runs through October 4th. No tickets are required to participate in the event, and everyone is welcome.

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Skagit Land Trust Earns National Recognition

Skagit Land Trust has for the second time achieved renewed land trust accreditation from the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program of the Land Trust Alliance. In 2009 Skagit Land Trust became one of the first land trusts in the nation to receive official accreditation from the national Land Trust Accreditation Commission.

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September Book Club - Braiding Sweetgrass

We are taking the month of August off, but will return in September to discuss Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants by Robin Wall Kimmerer.

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Guess the Age of the Heron - Answers

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Guess the Age of the Heron!

The Great Blue Herons at our March Point property are growing up fast! We've created a "Guess the Age of the Heron" game to teach you some identification skills.

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A Guide to Stewarding Your Property

We’ve compiled a list of tips and resources to help you actively manage your property. Whether you’re just getting started or looking to take on some more site-specific stewardship tasks, this guide should help point you in the right direction!

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Farewell 2019-2020 AmeriCorps

From work parties to school field trips, our AmeriCorps members help Skagit Land Trust connect with and educate the community. Normally, when our AmeriCorps members move on we host a volunteer appreciation picnic to recognize the hard work of our volunteers and allow them the chance to bid our AmeriCorps farewell. Given the unusual circumstances of this year, we wanted to give them a chance to reflect on their year of service with Skagit Land Trust and with all of you.

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SLT Reads: July

We are excited to announce that our SLT Reads book for July will be 'Eager: The Surprising Secret Life of Beavers and Why they Matter' By: Ben Goldfarb. — "Today, a growing coalition of “Beaver Believers”- including scientists, ranchers, and passionate citizens - recognizes that ecosystems with beavers are far healthier, for humans and non-humans alike, than those without them. From the Nevada deserts to the Scottish highlands, Believers are now hard at work restoring these industrious rodents to their former haunts."

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Skagit Summer Solstice Hikes

Looking for an activity for the summer solstice? Check out these 5 hikes!

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A Message from Molly: Work to be Done

Like many in our nation, I along with other staff and the board of Skagit Land Trust have watched national events unfold with emotions ranging from horror, shame and anger at the continued violence and injustices towards Black people - to hopefulness at the peaceful protests and positive acts for change.

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