The San Juan Preservation Trust proudly announced that the independent Land Trust Accreditation Commission has renewed the San Juan Preservation Trust's accreditation for another five-year period, indicating that SJPT upholds the highest standards of finance, governance, and stewardship of the lands under its protection.
Elementary students at Shaw Island School show a "Welcome" bench they decorated and installed at the Graham Preserve on Shaw Island, where students have created "mini-prairies" by planting Garry oak seedlings along with other plants typical of coastal oak prairies.
The Preservation Trust has received a Washington State Heritage Capital Grant for repairs to historic structures at the Tharald Homestead on the Marilyn and Fred Ellis Preserve, Shaw Island.
Why is non-native field mustard (Brassica rapa) used for Island Marble Butterfly habitat planting instead of Menzies' pepperweed (Lepidium virginicum var. menziesii), a native brassica relative?
In the never-ending pursuit of advancing the second C of SJPT's mission--to Care for protected land--stewardship staff recently spent an education day with ecological forestry consultant Marty Main.