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Project Updates

Just Add Butterflies

2018-09-26T05:25:22+00:00May 11th, 2018|

"Just add butterflies." That's what SJPT Stewardship Manager Kathleen Foley said when she saw this gorgeous bloom of Brassica and Blush [...]

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 [...]

End of Season 2017 Update

2018-09-26T05:27:58+00:00December 11th, 2017|

It’s been a good year for the San Juan Islands Western Bluebird Reintroduction Project! Here some stats and noteworthy events [...]

Zylstra Lake Update

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

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

A Giant Step for Zylstra Lake

2018-09-21T17:42:59+00:00January 11th, 2017|

MORE GREAT NEWS! We learned last week that Zylstra Lake, another of our joint projects with the San Juan County Land [...]

Mount Grant Preserved!

2018-09-24T07:42:47+00:00January 7th, 2017|

WE DID IT! After two years of fundraising, the $4.2 million Campaign for Mount Grant Preserve has come to a successful [...]

End of Season 2016 Update

2018-09-26T05:28:11+00:00December 11th, 2016|

Another season of the San Juan Islands Western Bluebird Reintroduction Project has come to a close. As with every season since [...]

End of Season 2015 Update

2018-09-26T05:28:22+00:00December 11th, 2015|

A birds’ eye view of feeding time on Cattle Point Road. Video via GoPro 3 by Evan Foley Working [...]

Spring 2015 Update

2018-09-26T05:28:35+00:00May 11th, 2015|

Female and male Western bluebird on San Juan Island (photo: Danny Herbert) A pair of Western Bluebirds has returned to SJPT’s [...]

2014 Annual Update

2018-09-24T07:21:43+00:00December 31st, 2014|

PROTECTION OF LAND In 2014, we have permanently protected an additional seven properties, including 230 acres and 7,146 feet of shoreline [...]

Fall 2014 Update

2018-09-26T05:28:48+00:00September 11th, 2014|

One of our successfully breeding male bluebirds Late this past July, the last two Western Bluebird juveniles successfully fledged and the [...]

Spring 2012 Update

2018-09-26T05:30:05+00:00June 12th, 2012|

With the March winds came the bluebirds, and we are thrilled to see them returning. So far this spring, we have [...]