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2022 Swan Count

2021-12-29T10:59:56-08:00December 29th, 2021|

You may have noticed that swans have returned to our islands—splashing and bobbing in undisturbed wetlands, lakes, and other bodies of [...]

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 [...]

A Trail Runs To It

2021-10-26T14:45:11-07:00October 25th, 2021|

Earlier this year, the Preservation Trust acquired a 42-acre property, now known as the Keel Preserve, on the east side of [...]

Air Hugs for Volunteer Month

2021-07-07T11:56:09-07:00April 16th, 2021|

Volunteers help lift and carry forward an organization’s mission, and the San Juan Preservation Trust has been blessed by many over [...]

Kudos to Skip

2021-03-26T13:53:22-07:00March 24th, 2021|

Ruthie Dougherty, Ellis Preserve Curator, writes: Two years ago, faced with some unusual projects at the Marilyn and Fred Ellis Preserve [...]

2020 Swan Count

2021-01-20T15:35:09-08:00January 19th, 2021|

Three Swans Flying and Three Swan Counters at Zylstra Lake Preserve | Michael Noonan Thirty three [...]

A Swan’s Sounding Sojourn

2021-11-17T10:51:32-08:00November 15th, 2019|

If you sleep with your windows open, you may have noticed the morning songs of passerines (songbirds) gradually diminishing, until one [...]

Welcome, Sierra!

2019-10-03T13:08:42-07:00October 2nd, 2019|

We're very happy to welcome Sierra O'Connell to the Preservation Trust staff as our Volunteer & Outreach Coordinator. Sierra joined us [...]

Connecting with Campers

2019-08-16T16:42:21-07:00August 16th, 2019|

High-school-age campers from Camp Nor'Wester at the Ellis Family Preserve Earlier this month, a group of eight high-school-age campers and three [...]

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