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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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Work to Be Done

In the summer of 2019 the Trust created a Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion committee to help the organization take steps to make Skagit Land Trust’s work and land more inclusive of the wide range of people who live and work in Skagit County. There is much work that we still need to do.

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SLT Reads

Join Skagit Land Trust's Book Club! Each month we will be reading a different environmental themed book.

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SLT Zoom Backgrounds

Looking to spice up your Zoom meetings or virtual family gatherings? Use a new Zoom background featuring your favorite SLT property!

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