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First Aid Training for Trust Volunteers and Staff

Walt Blackford from Puget Sound Energy stopped by this week to drop off a check from Puget Sound Energy to support first aid and wilderness training for our Stewardship staff and volunteer Land Stewards...

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Guemes Valley Conservation Area Expands

By Joan Pringle, Anacortes American staff writer - As the result of a generous gift of land, Skagit Land Trust added 127 acres of land in Guemes Valley to its Guemes Mountain Conservation Area...

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Trumpeter Creek Restoration Project

By Kimberly Cauvel, Skagit Valley Herald staff reporter TRUMPETER CREEK — A usually quiet area where tall grasses surround a murky creek just northeast of Mount Vernon was bustling Monday as a group worked to catch fish in nets. The fish were being taken out of Trumpeter Creek as part of a restoration project.

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Skagit Land Trust's Annual Auction

Click to learn more about Skagit Land Trust's annual benefit auction.

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Thank you Kit Rawson for all you did for the land

Skagit Land Trust lost a dear friend and tireless advocate for land conservation this month. The Trust will be forever grateful to board member Kit Rawson for the knowledge and enthusiasm he brought to preserving the special places of Skagit County. We will miss you.

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Blanchard Mountain Update

The Washington State budget that was passed in early July was for operations, not capital projects. The legislature has yet to pass a capital budget bill, which is where Blanchard would be funded.

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Engaging youth to learn on the land

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March Point Heronry - Baby Herons Rescued

After a large maple tree blew down on one of our properties, these baby herons were stranded.

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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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