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Help Save the Entrance to Samish Island

A 38-acre property called the Samish Flower Farm serves as the forested entrance to Samish Island. Skagit Land Trust is working with the community to save this forest and its marine shoreline, forever. We must raise $300,000 by October to assist in purchasing the land. We need your help! Your donation to the Samish Flower Farm Campaign will be matched dollar for dollar. Tours can be seen to the right under Upcoming Events. Click to learn more and make a donation.

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Blanchard Celebration September 16th

On Sunday September 16th come and celebrate the protection of Blanchard Mountain. This free event will have a BBQ, live music, hikes, and remarks from project leaders - including Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz. It has taken decades but we all protected this beloved place together. Let's celebrate!

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Conservation Classrooms in the News

Skagit Valley Herald reporter Kimberly Cauvel recently tagged along on a Conservation Classrooms field trip that Clear Lake Elementary students took to the Trust's Utopia property.

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Anacortes American Reports on Great Blue Herons

The Skagit Land Trust is asking the public to keep an eye out for a great blue heron colony that abandoned its historical nesting ground on Samish Island last summer.

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Thanks for Giving BIG to Skagit Land Trust!

On May 9, 2018 Skagit Land Trust joined more than one thousand nonprofits in raising money to help make a stronger, more vibrant community for all. Thanks to close to 100 donors, plus an anonymous $10,000 challenge match, we raised over $24,000 for land conservation in one day!

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Education Station Volunteers

Volunteers needed at wildlife stations

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Earth Day 2018

Come celebrate Earth Day and explore Utopia Conservation Area

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Kelly's Point and Yellow Bluff Saved

The immense bluffs, coastal forest, and marine shoreline of Kelly’s Point have been conserved by Skagit Land Trust. Over 450 families, businesses, and organizations donated towards the $1,380,000 purchase that conserved the property on the southwest corner of Guemes Island.

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Annual "Lands We Love" Auction & Dinner

Click to learn more about the evening's festivities and get a sneak peek at some of the live auction items!

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Blanchard Mountain Update

Blanchard Mountain Funded! The Capital Budget Bill that was passed this week included $10M for the Trust Land Transfer program for the “Harriet Spanel Forest” which is Blanchard Mountain

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