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See Our March 2021 e-News

2021-03-29T11:03:23-07:00March 29th, 2021|

March planting party with Spring Street School students | Staff archive In this month’s issue: Kudos to Shaw Volunteer [...]

It’s Amphibian Season!

2021-03-26T15:07:37-07:00March 25th, 2021|

With Spring comes another a joyful amphibian season in the islands. Just last week, SJPT Land Steward Rob Roy McGregor spotted [...]

Kudos to Skip

2021-03-26T13:53:22-07:00March 24th, 2021|

Ruthie Dougherty, Ellis Preserve Curator, writes: Two years ago, faced with some unusual projects at the Marilyn and Fred Ellis Preserve [...]

Trustee Election 2021

2021-03-17T11:43:47-07:00March 17th, 2021|

These candidates are standing for election to the Preservation Trust's Board of Directors in 2021. Click the links to see more information [...]

Critter Cozy Video

2021-03-15T11:17:40-07:00March 15th, 2021|

SJPT naturalist and Ellis Preserve Curator Ruthie Dougherty shows how to add a "critter cozy," or hibernaculum, to enhance wildlife habitat [...]

2021 Climate Scholarships

2021-03-24T22:38:44-07:00February 25th, 2021|

We are pleased to announce the second year of the San Juan Preservation Trust's Climate Leadership Scholarship program. The 2021 scholarship [...]

2021 Swan Count Results

2021-02-17T13:10:10-08:00February 16th, 2021|

Each year in late January, Preservation Trust's Stewardship Manager, Kathleen Foley Lewis (with help from Sierra O’Connell) coordinates a count of [...]

Remembering Walter MacGinitie

2021-01-27T12:39:45-08:00January 26th, 2021|

A memorial tribute to Walter MacGinitie, long-time Preservation Trust supporter and conservation easement donor (together with his wife, Ruth).

2021 LTA Webinars

2021-03-26T10:03:55-07:00January 12th, 2021|

SJPT's "All-Access Pass" to 2021 Land Trust Alliance webinars allows board and staff members unlimited, anytime access to recorded webinars. We [...]

Winter 2020 Dispatch e-Version

2020-12-30T17:29:38-08:00December 30th, 2020|

In our 2020 Year In Review (online version):Letter from AngelaCONSERVE HighlightsCARE HighlightsCONNECT HighlightsList of Donors Bequests, Gifts in Memory and in [...]

Three Warm Welcomes

2020-11-25T10:07:57-08:00November 24th, 2020|

Sadly, two long-serving members of the Preservation Trust staff retired this year—Conservation Director Debby Clausen stepped down at the end of [...]

Ellis Trail Tour

2020-11-08T14:18:57-08:00November 8th, 2020|

Ruthie Dougherty, our Ellis Preserve Curator, leads a virtual tour of the 1.7-mile Sylvan Loop Trail. (Video by Georgia Drost [...]

Saving Land to Support Salmon

2020-10-14T15:08:22-07:00October 14th, 2020|

Local Conservation Organizations and Private Landowners Take Action to Support Recovery of Salmon and Southern Resident Orcas An innovative partnership [...]

See Our September 2020 e-News

2020-11-25T12:53:25-08:00September 28th, 2020|

Mud Bay, Lopez: One of the islands' most productive shoreline habitats | Staff Archive In this month’s issue: Zylstra [...]

Inspiration from Our Interns

2020-10-15T15:14:50-07:00September 22nd, 2020|

Emma and Georgia at work at Zylstra Lake Preserve Against all odds, we forged ahead with our 2020 summer internship program—and [...]

See “Through Her Eyes”

2020-11-09T13:39:37-08:00September 12th, 2020|

Watch "Through Her Eyes: The Science and Beauty of Intertidal Life in the Salish Sea" featuring Dr. Drew Harvell as tour guide, Sierra O'Connell as host, and Michael Noonan as filmmaker.

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 [...]

See Our August 2020 e-News

2020-08-30T10:52:17-07:00August 30th, 2020|

Filming "Through Her Eyes" at False Bay, San Juan Island | Staff ArchiveIn this month’s issue:Premiere of the Year: Tour [...]

If You Build It …

2020-08-28T10:43:01-07:00August 28th, 2020|

In May we mounted Purple Martin nest boxes built by volunteer Joshua Johns on the dock house at the Marilyn and [...]

From Eyesore to Oasis

2020-08-25T17:25:11-07:00August 25th, 2020|

Our 2020 summer interns transformed a rotting stump into a pollinator garden Summer interns Georgia Drost and Emma Jacobs made the [...]

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