Land Trust News
Posted Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 9:24 AM
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.
Posted Monday, February 20, 2017 at 9:15 AM
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.
Posted Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 12:00 AM
"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.
Posted Thursday, January 5, 2017 at 11:30 AM
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.
Posted Thursday, January 5, 2017 at 10:30 AM
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.
Posted Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 5:00 PM
Skagit Land Trust has an opportunity to expand the Barr Creek Conservation Area, and we need your help.
Posted Wednesday, December 21, 2016 at 12:00 AM
Skagit Valley College student Elisabetta Bastai produced a beautiful video on Skagit Land Trust's Cumberland Creek Conservation Area. Click to see the video!
Posted Monday, December 19, 2016 at 12:00 PM
Learn about Skagit Land Trust's latest projects, including ways the Trust is working to benefit the town of Hamilton.
Posted Monday, December 19, 2016 at 12:00 AM
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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Posted Friday, November 18, 2016 at 12:00 AM
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!