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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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Engaging the Next Generation of Land Stewards

Today's youth are the future leaders and stewards of our natural heritage. Young people will have increasing influence on public policy, land use planning, funding and legislation that affect our environment and natural world.

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2016 Conservation Social a Success

Skagit Land Trust thanks everyone who helped make our annual Conservation Social on November 10th a fabulous success by raising over $24,000 for local land conservation!

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Coming Soon - Conservation Classrooms

Are you an instructor, or know someone who is?

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