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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

2020-01-22T22:21:42-08:00January 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 [...]

2020 LTA Webinar Links

2020-02-13T13:14:50-08:00January 16th, 2020|

SJPT's "All-Access Pass" to 2020 Land Trust Alliance webinars allows board and staff members unlimited, anytime access to recorded [...]

See Our December e-News

2019-12-14T14:53:06-08:00December 14th, 2019|

Trumpeter Swans on Zylstra Lake | Kurt Thorson In this month’s issue: Trumpeter' Return Protecting Point Lawrence We're Hiring [...]

12 Ways of Giving

2019-12-13T11:53:08-08:00December 13th, 2019|

SJPT Board & Staff, December 2019 For all those who have responded to our year-end annual appeal by renewing your SJPT [...]

Protecting Point Lawrence

2019-12-12T11:04:21-08:00December 11th, 2019|

This map shows conservation lands on Orcas Island's Point Lawrence We were pleased last month when Washington State Parks and the [...]

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 [...]

See Our October 2019 E-News

2019-10-21T14:03:16-07:00October 21st, 2019|

Volunteer Planting Native Wildflowers on Henry Island | Staff Archive In this month’s issue: Accolade for Angela A Sunny [...]

Accolade for Angela

2019-10-21T14:26:18-07:00October 17th, 2019|

On October 11, Andrew Bowman, president and CEO of the Land Trust Alliance, invited SJPT Executive Director Angela Anderson to join [...]

Leave it to Beaverton

2019-10-17T17:44:43-07:00October 17th, 2019|

Campaign launch at county fair “Beaverton” is the name of a scenic valley, a busy road, and the largest [...]

You Are the Best Part of Us

2019-10-21T11:37:39-07:00October 17th, 2019|

Preservation Trust members and staff on Blakely Island | Staff Photo The San Juan Preservation Trust is only as effective as [...]

Keep on the Sunny Side

2019-10-21T11:36:06-07:00October 17th, 2019|

"Sunny Point" on Stuart Island is protected forever by a conservation easement donated to SJPT by Molly Ciliberti in memory of her late husband, Jack.

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 [...]

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 [...]

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!

2020-01-24T13:34:47-08:00July 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, [...]