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Helping the community preserve open space, working lands and habitat forever

Jefferson Land Trust is a private, non-profit, grass-roots organization. Our mission is to help the community preserve open space, working lands and habitat in Jefferson County on the beautiful Olympic Peninsula of Washington State.

A Legacy on the Duckabush

photoThank you to all the supporters who make it possible to preserve places like this: June brought the successful protection of 22 additional acres of forested floodplain on the Duckabush River! This land connects to 180 acres we have already preserved for a total of over 200 acres of rich wildlife habitat in this important conservation corridor. The conservation easement ensures the property, composed primarily of forested floodplain, will not be developed and will be managed to maintain and improve the quality of the habitat it provides for salmon and other wildlife.

Funding for the conservation easement was provided from Jefferson County Conservation Futures, and from the Salmon Recovery Funding Board via a grant awarded to project partner Jefferson County. The acreage protected a ... more »

Youth Corps Job Opening

photoWhen: August 22 – September 2, 2016. Days and times will be discussed with applicant, but the position will cover 30 hours total.

Description: This position is field-based. The applicant will work as part of a team of 3 high school students to complete a variety of tasks necessary to maintain or restore our local conservation lands to their best possible condition. The work will be entirely outdoors and will be physically demanding – visiting some of the most remote places and difficult terrain that Jefferson Land Trust protects and stewards for wildlife habitat. With each new task, corps members will learn the importance of the management activity to forest and stream health. Examples of tasks include: blackberry thicket removal, survey across steep, uneven terrain, trash removal ... more »

Now Hiring Full-time Development Manager

photoWe're hiring!
The Development Manager builds community involvement and philanthropic support for Jefferson Land Trust by promoting authentic relationships and meaningful opportunities for connection with donors and the community. In collaboration with the Director of Development and Communications, this position will design and lead a comprehensive annual fund program to diversify and grow revenue streams, including fundraising events, business partnerships, mail appeals, e-campaigns, giving circles, and donor recognition activities. The Development Manager will oversee the effective use of our Salesforce constituent database to record donations, manage relationships, and produce statistical reporting and analysis, mailing lists, and donor/prospect research reports.

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