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Family Friendly Memorial Day Fun!

Are you looking for some family friendly activties for the holiday weekend? Consider participating in one of the activities listed below.

1. Join this weekend's work party

Join SLT Staff and Volunteers at Marblemount Conservation Area for a work party and guided nature walk along the Skagit River! This work will help open up the views of the Skagit from the trail, improve wildlife habitat, and open space for native plants to grow. RSVP is required.

Click here to sign up.

2. Visit one of the Skagit Letterbox trails

This year the Skagit Watershed Letterbox Trail consists of three separate trails in Skagit County. You can discover one trail, or all three!

One of the trails is at Cumberland Creek Conservation Area in Day Creek, off of South Skagit Highway. Take a walk around the oxbow pond and down to the Skagit River Hop along one section of the trail, and look for evidence of elk in another!

To participate, print out the passport, pick your trail and head out! Once on the trail, find each letterbox station which contains fun & educational content and activities. When you have found a letterbox station draw something creative on the passport to document you have been there.

Click here for more information.

3. Contribute to a community science effort by making observations on Trust properties using iNaturalist.

If you observe any plants, animals, or wildlife, on a property, take a photo and upload it into the iNaturalist app (free on the app store). The app will create a collection of observations from the community for us all to view. Your observations will help create an ecological survey for each Skagit Land Trust property. These surveys will help guide stewardship and management efforts throughout Skagit County.

Click here for more information.

4. Complete Backyard Birding Bingo!

Break out the binoculars and identify some birds on Trust properties, or right in your own backyard. See who can get bingo first!

Click here for a pdf of the bingo sheet.

5. Take a hike on a Land Trust property!
Many Skagit Land Trust properties have trail systems with beautiful views, opportunities to view wildlife, and experience nature. Some of our favorites are Barr Creek Conservation Area, Cumberland Creek Conservation Area, Utopia Conservation Area, and Little Mountain Conservation Easement. Click on the associated links for directions and to find out more information!

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