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If You Build It …

2020-08-28T10:43:01-07:00August 28th, 2020|

In May we mounted Purple Martin nest boxes built by volunteer Joshua Johns on the dock house at the Marilyn 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 [...]

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 [...]

We Love Dogs, But …

2019-05-21T14:43:08-07:00May 21st, 2019|

Well-behaved human and dogs on Turtleback Mountain We're all creatures of habit, and some of us are in the habit of [...]

Night at Red Mill Farm

2018-11-29T12:51:26-08:00October 31st, 2018|

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

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 [...]

In Search of Forest Fungi

2018-09-18T18:27:35-07:00November 22nd, 2017|

Last month’s “Forest Fungi Foray” outing to Waldron Island attracted an enthusiastic group of Preservation Trust members. All was in place for [...]

Licensed to Drone

2018-09-18T20:25:55-07:00June 2nd, 2017|

Love ‘em or hate ‘em, drones—the remote-controlled, helicopter-like gadgets that have inspired a whole new generation of potato guns—can be a [...]

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