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GiveBIG to the Land on May 4 & 5

On May 4th and 5th our community will be coming together to unleash the power of personal generosity to make a difference locally. We hope you will join us. These days it is more crucial than ever to come together to support the lands we all love.

Your gift during GiveBIG will also go twice as far! A generous group of members have provided a $10,000 match for all gifts that come in during GiveBIG.

Each acre conserved, shoreline protected, habitat restored, only happens because you value and care about the world around you.

Click to GiveBIG

When you make a gift during GiveBIG, you are protecting land here in the Skagit. You are providing the trees and plants needed to restore a property. You are creating the signs that allow visitors of all ages and multiple languages to learn more about these precious places. You are forging the trail and ensuring woods around it will remain for generations of people and wildlife. You are protecting the Skagit River for all five species of salmon.

Your donation to Skagit Land Trust during GiveBIG, connects you with more than 1,000 other members of this community, working together to make a positive impact on the nature of Skagit.

Together we have -

conserved 8,650 acres through the Trust Conservation Areas & Easements

• protected 46 miles of shoreline

• preserved an additional 1,689 acres in Skagit County through partner collaborations

• connected 1,000+ youth with Skagit lands each year

For 29 years, the Skagit Land Trust community of 1,600 members, 300+ volunteers, and 40+ partners have worked together to conserve Skagit's watersheds, natural lands, and wildlife habitat for the benefit of current and future generations. Skagit is known for scenic rivers, expansive floodplains, fertile agricultural lands, islands, native forests, and abundance of wildlife.

Nature offers us lessons in collaboration and interconnectedness. The work we do together to leaves a legacy of a healthy, connected environment. Thank you for joining with us to do this important work.

Click to watch our new series of videos with Trust staff out on the land.

Ways to GiveBIG in 2021

There are lots of ways to GiveBIG to local conservation efforts and the lands you love. Here are just a few -

• Make a donation at GiveBIG and yougift will be DOUBLED thanks to a generous matching pool

• Become a Skagit Sustainer with a recurring gift to the Trust and we'll match your full first year of giving

• Sign up for a stewardship work party this spring

• Give a shout-out to Skagit Land Trust by sharing a story from the Trust on Facebook

• Make a legacy gift to local lands and waters as a member of our Cedar Legacy Circle

• Check out our Instagram profile and tag us in pictures you take at Trust properties

• Give a non-cash gift from your IRA, Donor Advised Fund, or by transferring stocks

• Give some love to the businesses and organizations that support Skagit Land Trust

Share your thoughts and perspectives on local land conservation efforts

Thank you to the members, partners, and volunteers who have supported Skagit Land Trust and local land conservation for almost 30 years!

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