We are pleased to announce that the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, which promotes the highest national standards for ensuring permanence in the conservation of American lands, has approved a five-year renewal of the “Accredited” status we were first awarded in 2012.
ZYLSTRA LAKE UPDATE
With the state’s capital budget in limbo after this summer’s legislative impasse, a hoped-for grant to complete the purchase of the Zylstra property is also on hold. Where does that leave the project?
Read our September e-newsletter. In this issue:
• Field Note by Susan Vernon (Autumn migrations)
• Zylstra Lake Update
• World Film Premiere
• Alliance President Visits SJPT
• Where There’s Smoke …
• Upcoming Events and More
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Founded in 1979, the San Juan Preservation Trust is a nationally-accredited private, nonprofit, membership-based land trust dedicated to helping people and communities conserve land in the San Juan Islands of Washington State. Recognized as one of the most prolific land conservation organizations in the country, the Preservation Trust has permanently protected more than 300 properties, 45 miles of shoreline, 27 miles of trails and more than 17,000 acres on 20 islands, including land now managed as public parks, nature preserves, wildlife habitat, and working farms and forests.