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Preserving the Balance

2020-09-13T12:06:05-07:00September 7th, 2020|

Georgia Drost (SJPT Intern), Ian Woofenden (SJPT volunteer), Rob Roy McGregor (SJPT Land Steward), Patty Rose (SJPT volunteer), Emma Jacobs (SJPT [...]

2020 Summer Activity Guides

2020-06-16T18:27:29-07:00June 16th, 2020|

To make sure our young naturalists are getting outdoors and learning about their island's protected land this summer, we have put [...]

Support Your Island Growers

2020-04-23T10:42:07-07:00April 16th, 2020|

Another troubling outcome of this pandemic is that local farmers aren't able to sell their produce to restaurants or hotels. With [...]

Preserving Our Night Sky

2020-03-12T10:42:59-07:00January 22nd, 2020|

Credit: David Lorens (University of Wisconsin-Madison) overlaid on Google Earth At the mention of land preservation, one's mind often fixates on [...]

A Swan’s Sounding Sojourn

2019-11-29T16:32:52-08:00November 15th, 2019|

If you sleep with your windows open, you may have noticed the morning songs of passerines (songbirds) gradually diminishing, until one [...]

Help for Hemlocks?

2019-10-23T10:21:54-07:00October 15th, 2019|

For more than 30 years, a tiny sap-sucking insect has been killing untold millions of hemlock trees in the eastern United [...]

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