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Welcome, Sierra!

2019-10-03T13:08:42-07:00October 2nd, 2019|

We're very happy to welcome Sierra O'Connell to the Preservation Trust staff as our Volunteer & Outreach Coordinator. Sierra joined us [...]

See Our August E-News

2019-08-23T16:18:18-07:00August 23rd, 2019|

Sailor's Delight – Evening ferry scene off Lopez Island | Steve Jung In this month’s issue: Note from Kathleen: [...]

Stewardship in the San Juan Isands

2019-08-21T22:33:30-07:00August 21st, 2019|

Opening image from a video created by the San Juan Islands Visitors Bureau (visitsanjuans.com) The San Juan Islands Visitors Bureau, aka [...]

A Bluebird Season to Celebrate

2019-08-16T15:05:04-07:00August 16th, 2019|

An adult male western bluebird on San Juan Island | Photo: Kathy Finholm SJPT Stewardship Manager Kathleen Foley reports: As the [...]

We’re Hiring

2019-07-31T09:40:22-07:00July 31st, 2019|

We are looking for a part-time Database Specialist to work in our Friday Harbor office. More particulars: Time commitment: 20 hours [...]

See Our July 2019 E-News

2019-08-16T08:29:53-07:00July 15th, 2019|

View from Turtleback in June | Staff archive In this month’s issue: Notes from Heather: In the field with [...]

Good Butterfly News!

2019-07-10T13:56:42-07:00July 10th, 2019|

Adventurous flyer "Amelia" at Frazer Preserve | Photo: Susan Vernon For the last several years, the only place in the world where [...]

Preserving a Peaceful Hilltop

2019-07-10T12:48:27-07:00July 10th, 2019|

Kip and Stanley Greenthal at their home on Pavey Hill Rain showers played tag with sunshine one morning in early June, [...]

Field Notes from Heather

2019-07-10T13:58:58-07:00July 9th, 2019|

Heather Rolph, this year’s Fred E. Ellis Summer Intern, submitted the following as she wound up [...]

We Love Dogs, But …

2019-05-21T14:43:08-07:00May 21st, 2019|

Well-behaved human and dogs on Turtleback Mountain We're all creatures of habit, and some of us are in the habit of [...]

40th Annual Meeting Highlights

2019-05-21T12:51:53-07:00May 21st, 2019|

Present and Past Executive Directors: Angela Anderson, Bob Myhr, and Wendy Mickle A sellout crowd of 120 members, guests, trustees, and [...]

Founder Emeritus: Tom Bayley

2019-05-16T18:09:37-07:00May 16th, 2019|

Tom Bayley has been a steady friend and staunch advocate of the San Juan Preservation Trust from the very beginning. He [...]

40th Anniversary Annual Meeting

2019-04-01T11:55:33-07:00April 1st, 2019|

Featured speaker Andrew Bowman, Land Trust Alliance President Help us celebrate the Preservation Trust’s 40th anniversary! We'll review highlights [...]

See All Our 2019 Events

2019-03-31T12:32:42-07:00March 31st, 2019|

SJPT members at Iceberg Point, Lopez Island Special 2019 Events & Outings Issue Note from Angela: An Event-Filled Year [...]

See Our Feb. 2019 E-News

2019-03-06T08:52:12-07:00March 6th, 2019|

Snowy View from Orcas Island | Adam Griesemer In this month’s issue: Note from Angela: Expanding Our Capacity Take [...]

Take a Forest Bath

2019-02-27T19:04:01-07:00February 27th, 2019|

Have you heard of “forest bathing?” This somewhat odd-sounding phrase is translated from shinrin-yoku, a Japanese term that refers to the [...]