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See Our May 2020 e-News

2020-05-29T07:43:56-07:00May 29th, 2020|

View from Turtlehead Preserve, Orcas Island | Kurt Thorson In this month’s issue: Note from Angela: Our Need for [...]

Ode to a Butterfly: A Poem

2020-05-28T20:29:14-07:00May 28th, 2020|

[Editor's note: A regional writer, whose pen name is Elle Cee Wallace, sent this poem to Stewardship Manager Kathleen Foley Lewis [...]

Congratulations to Our Scholarship Winners!

2020-05-25T17:48:44-07:00May 25th, 2020|

Congratulations to Rachel Snow (Friday Harbor High School) and Arla Sutton (Orcas Island High School)! A committee of Preservation Trust board members selected Rachel and Arla from a truly impressive group of applicants from across San Juan County.

Vendovi Island Re-Opening

2020-05-07T18:30:23-07:00May 7th, 2020|

We are pleased to announce the re-opening of Vendovi Island Preserve as of May 8, 2020, subject to Washington State guidelines and restrictions.

How Are You Doing?

2020-05-20T14:00:29-07:00April 21st, 2020|

We (the staff and board of the San Juan Preservation Trust) are, collectively, doing okay, and each one of us hopes [...]

See Our March 2020 e-News

2020-04-21T14:16:04-07:00April 21st, 2020|

Spring Equinox on Turtleback Mountain | Staff Archive In this month’s issue: Note from Angela: Stay Home, Stay Healthy [...]

Why Give Monthly?

2020-04-21T13:41:28-07:00April 21st, 2020|

“The reason we have chosen to become recurring donors is that it's the most efficient way to protect and preserve aspects [...]

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 [...]

Trustee Election 2020

2020-04-07T20:56:18-07:00April 7th, 2020|

Here are the candidates standing for election to the Preservation Trust's Board of Directors in 2020. Click the links to see more [...]

Pandemics and Preservation

2020-03-26T16:10:07-07:00March 26th, 2020|

Dr. Drew Harvell with subjects of her 2016 book, Oceans of Glass | Jesse Winter “In Wildness is the preservation of [...]

Stay Home, Stay Healthy

2020-03-25T17:40:31-07:00March 25th, 2020|

Note From Angela Angela Anderson at home with Leo Dear Preservation Trust family and friends, I write this on [...]

COVID-19 Announcement

2020-03-24T16:13:35-07:00March 13th, 2020|

Spring wildflowers on Vendovi Island | Kurt Thorson UPDATED MARCH 24, 2020 Those of us who love the San Juan Islands [...]

Seeking a Director of Operations

2020-03-03T07:22:32-08:00February 27th, 2020|

Looking towards future growth opportunities As we look to expand the Preservation Trust's capacity to meet future challenges and [...]

Conservation Director

2020-02-06T13:44:47-08:00February 6th, 2020|

Location: Friday Harbor, WA Salary: $65,000–$80,000 Benefits: Benefits include health insurance, 3% match for IRA contributions, three weeks’ vacation, 12 days medical/family leave, and [...]

Snowy Island Scenes

2020-01-24T12:32:31-08:00January 24th, 2020|

It wouldn't count for much in truly snowy places, but the islands were cloaked in 2–6 inches of the cold white [...]

Beaverton Campaign Update

2020-01-23T17:43:17-08:00January 23rd, 2020|

Beaverton campaign launch at our county fair booth in August | Staff photo We have good news to share. Thanks to [...]

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 [...]