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Lands We Love Auction & Celebration 2021

This year we’ll be gathering online and on the land in the big red barn near Barney Lake. We'll celebrate the significant success this community has made in saving natural places here in Skagit. We'll also raise support for the crucial conservation work ahead. Please join us for this fun, festive fundraiser. Tickets on sale July 15th.

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Help ensure their home stays wild forever

The March Point Heronry is small in acreage, but great in importance. At 700+ nests this heronry may be the biggest colony of Great Blue Herons on the west coast of the U.S. The Trust has an immediate opportunity to purchase and conserve 3.5 acres within the core nesting area of the Heronry.

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Open House at the Samish Island C.A.

We are excited to welcome the community back together on the land this summer with our first big in-person event for 2021. Mark your calendar for Saturday, July 31st, and join us at the newly expanded Samish Island Conservation Area.

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Careers in Conservation

This summer Skagit Land Trust will be hiring two full-time positions. We’re hiring a Conservation Project Manager for the Land Department, and a Membership & Office Administrator to support our donor database and office systems. We’re also recruiting for two 2021/2022 AmeriCorps positions: Stewardship Member and a Community Engagement Member. These positions serve from September 2021 through July 2022. Click to learn more!

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Family Friendly Memorial Day Fun!

Check out these family friendly outdoor activities!

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Skagit Letterbox Trail

Visit the Letterbox Trail at Cumberland Creek - a great activity for the whole family!

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The Entrance to Samish Island Conserved!

Thanks to overwhelming community support, the Trust has purchased 50 more acres at the entrance to Samish Island and will manage this land as part of its Samish Island Conservation Area. The Trust now protects 100 acres at the entrance to Samish Island and over a half a mile of marine shoreline.

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Skagit Land Trust iNaturalist Projects

Use the iNaturalist app to upload observations on Skagit Land Trust properties!

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Celebrate Earth Day with SLT and iNaturalist

Join SLT in celebrating Earth Day by recording observations on iNaturalist!

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Conserving the Entrance to Samish Island

Skagit Land Trust has an immediate opportunity to purchase an approximately 50-acre property that serves as the entrance to Samish Island. This property is adjacent to the Trust’s recently conserved Samish Flower Farm. Click to learn how you can help!

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