Stewardship Project Updates

“Most Wanted” Noxious Weeds

2022-06-24T10:35:06-07:00June 15th, 2022|

Six of San Juan County's Most Notorious Plant Invaders Notes on weeds from Jason Ontjes Program Coordinator, San Juan County Noxious [...]

New Fence = Cleaner Water

2021-12-07T12:12:20-08:00December 7th, 2021|

For years, we’ve been planning to build a fence on Red Mill Farm Preserve that keeps grazing cattle out of False [...]

All Tucked In

2021-11-19T08:26:36-08:00November 18th, 2021|

More than a thousand native plants are all tucked in for the season—and just in the nick of time! Volunteers helped [...]

Lichen: Life Working Together

2021-10-25T10:51:55-07:00October 19th, 2021|

By Rob Roy McGregor, SJPT Land Steward Last winter, I became a bit obsessed with lichens, and like a mad numerologist [...]

A Golden Opportunity

2021-08-31T14:24:09-07:00August 26th, 2021|

Golden paintbrush, a showy yellow wildflower, once thrived throughout coastal regions of the Pacific Northwest, including here in the San Juan [...]

From Eyesore to Oasis

2020-08-25T17:25:11-07:00August 25th, 2020|

Our 2020 summer interns transformed a rotting stump into a pollinator garden Summer interns Georgia Drost and Emma Jacobs made the [...]

See All Our 2019 Events

2019-03-31T12:32:42-07:00March 31st, 2019|

SJPT members at Iceberg Point, Lopez Island Special 2019 Events & Outings Issue Note from Angela: An Event-Filled Year [...]

The Swan Count Results Are In!

2018-09-21T17:22:54-07:00January 23rd, 2018|

Trumpeter swans on Zylstra Lake | Kurt Thorson SJPT Stewardship Manager Kathleen Foley, who coordinates the annual swan count [...]

A Crew of Strong Young Backs

2018-09-25T21:12:07-07:00June 1st, 2017|

SJPT’s stewardship staff members (all three of them) rely on our hardy volunteers to help pull weeds, build trails, and accomplish [...]

End of Season 2016 Update

2018-09-26T05:28:11-07:00December 11th, 2016|

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

Releasing Garry Oaks

2018-09-25T21:12:28-07:00April 24th, 2014|

This video, produced by the Washington Conservation Corps, shows the work to restore important Garry oak habitat on Turtleback Mountain! [...]

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