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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 [...]

Accolade for Angela

2019-10-21T14:26:18-08:00October 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

2019-10-17T17:44:43-08:00October 17th, 2019|

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

Help for Hemlocks?

2019-10-23T10:21:54-08:00October 15th, 2019|

For more than 30 years, a tiny sap-sucking insect has been killing untold millions of hemlock trees in the eastern United [...]

January 2019 Note from Angela

2019-01-21T12:54:09-08:00January 17th, 2019|

A Recipe for the Year Ahead Many of those who read this may know of Judy Anderson, an independent (and indispensable) [...]

Note from Angela October 2018

2018-10-02T09:03:25-08:00September 26th, 2018|

Our retreat venue: Westcott Bay Shellfish Farm When you read this, I—along with the rest of the Preservation Trust [...]

Saving Kelly’s Point

2019-01-21T12:06:55-08:00November 22nd, 2017|

Our conservation partners at Skagit Land Trust have launched a campaign to acquire and permanently protect Kelly’s Point and Yellow Bluff [...]

Zylstra Lake Update

2018-09-18T18:59:33-08:00September 9th, 2017|

Legislative Impasse Puts Major Funding Source in Limbo When the state legislature adjourned in July without passing a Capital Construction Budget, [...]

August 2017 Note from Tim

2018-09-22T09:59:19-08:00August 17th, 2017|

Tenth birthday at Westcott Bay Shellfish Farm (birthday girl in center) | Photo: SJPT Staff OFF THE MAP Oysters [...]