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People & Places

Night at Red Mill Farm

2018-11-29T12:51:26+00:00October 31st, 2018|

SJPT Land Steward Rob Roy McGregor took these photos on a recent night at Red Mill Farm Preserve on San Juan [...]

Fred Whitridge (1922–2018)

2018-10-03T19:31:32+00:00October 1st, 2018|

Fred Whitridge with weed wrench and trophy pile of eradicated scotch broom Fred Whitridge, a philanthropic fixture on Orcas [...]

Welcome, Bailey!

2018-09-27T07:30:38+00:00September 26th, 2018|

We're happy to announce that Bailey J. Quishenberry joined the Preservation Trust staff on September 17 as our new Development/Admin Specialist. [...]

A Super Summer Social

2018-11-07T12:26:49+00:00August 5th, 2018|

On July 28, 2018, more than 150 Preservation Trust members, friends, trustees, and staff gathered at the Ellis Family Preserve for [...]

A Tribute to Kurt Thorson

2018-08-30T08:46:51+00:00June 19th, 2018|

While we all rely heavily on words to tell our stories, there is no substitute for a good photograph. When it [...]

Honoring Tim Seifert

2018-09-18T11:17:58+00:00March 22nd, 2018|

To recognize and celebrate all that Tim Seifert accomplished during his 15+ years as SJPT’s Executive Director, the board and staff have created [...]

Zylstra Lake is a Done Deal!

2018-09-18T14:40:11+00:00December 21st, 2017|

On December 20, almost two years to the day since the San Juan County Land Bank and the Preservation Trust signed an [...]

We Had a “Rally” Good Time

2018-09-18T18:22:46+00:00November 22nd, 2017|

The Preservation Trust sent five staff members to the Land Trust Alliance Rally, held last month in Denver. Rally is an annual [...]

Kurt Thorson medical fund

2018-09-18T20:04:35+00:00August 17th, 2017|

HELPING A FRIEND IN NEED If you have seen many issues of our Island Dispatch newsletter, or received our campaign mailings, or perused our [...]

A Tribute to Dale Hazen

2018-09-21T17:48:01+00:00December 21st, 2016|

DALE HAZEN, INDEFATIGABLE ISLAND HERO (1928-2016) Dale Hazen (1928-2016) It is with both sadness and fond memories that we [...]

Honoring Two Departed Friends

2018-09-21T17:51:18+00:00November 28th, 2016|

Hull Conservation Easement, Henry Island As our maples and oaks slumber on windswept hillsides and our wild lilies lie [...]

Remembering Les Gunther (1925-2014)

2018-09-21T17:58:55+00:00July 23rd, 2014|

Les Gunther, a longtime conservationist, community leader and San Juan Preservation Trust legend, has passed away at age 88. Les joined [...]

A Willing Volunteer … of the Year

2018-09-25T21:12:35+00:00February 14th, 2013|

Introducing our 2013 Volunteer of the Year:  PETER WILLING Our 2013 Volunteer of the Year certainly lives up to his last [...]

Islands Helping Islands

2018-09-22T09:11:47+00:00January 30th, 2013|

Vendovi Island sure has some wonderful neighbors... Sinclair Island's Ferdi Businger Directly to the west of Vendovi Island is Sinclair [...]

Chad Foley

2018-10-12T18:30:02+00:00July 12th, 2012|

Evan and Chad Foley on Vendovi Island, 2012 A Death in the Family The San Juan Preservation Trust recently lost a dear [...]