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We’re Hiring a Field Assistant

Jefferson Land Trust is seeking a full-time Field Assistant. The Field Assistant will support the short- and long-term stewardship responsibilities of Jefferson Land Trust by implementing field-based activities that support the desired future condition of our protected properties. The full time (40 hours per week) non-exempt position includes benefits and is based out of our […]

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Photo of a Rhododendron Macrophyllum in the Quimper Wildlife Corridor by Wendy Feltham

We’re Hiring an Education Coordinator

Jefferson Land Trust is seeking a full-time Education Coordinator to plan and deliver in-classroom and nature-oriented, place-based outdoor education that’s aligned with state science standards in grades 1 through 12, and support Jefferson Land Trust’s adult education programming. The full time (40 hours per week) non-exempt position comes with benefits and is based out of […]

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Photo Feature: Pigeon Guillemot Courtship

Hillary Smith is a Land Trust volunteer, nature photographer, and volunteer for the Salish Sea Guillemot Network. She captured these photos while observing Pigeon Guillemot courtship behavior along a shoreline in Jefferson County this spring. Thanks to Hillary for sharing these wonderful photographs with us! These photos show Pigeon Guillemots in their beautiful nearly black […]

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Soil Health Grant Supports Land Trust Staff, Local Farmers, and Protected Farmland

In 2023, Jefferson Land Trust was awarded a Soil Health Stewards Program grant from the American Farmland Trust’s (AFT) National Agricultural Land Network (NALN). Over the past year, the $10,000 grant and associated training has been helping two members of our stewardship team — Director of Stewardship and Resilience Erik Kingfisher and Stewardship Coordinator Marlowe […]

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We’re Recruiting for a Full-time AmeriCorps Habitat Enhancement Crew Member

Jefferson Land Trust is recruiting for one habitat enhancement AmeriCorps national service position. During a full-time, 10.5-month engagement, beginning in September 2024, this crew member will play an important role in the long-term conservation mission of Jefferson Land Trust by supporting the stewardship of lands in our care. The habitat enhancement crew member will work […]

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Volunteer Fest Fun

In the early summer of 2023, as Milly and Keith Lierman settled into their newly purchased home near Quimper West Preserve in Port Townsend, they were looking for ways to engage with their newfound community. One Tuesday, they noticed a group of Jefferson Land Trust volunteers undertaking a forest thinning project at Quimper West. As […]

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LandFest 2024: Celebrating 35 Years of Community Powered Conservation

On Thursday, July 11, join us for an evening of inspiration as we celebrate 35 years of community-powered conservation during our annual LandFest fundraising gala! Tickets typically sell out ahead of the event, so we recommend that you reserve your tickets today at saveland.org/landfest. Longtime LandFest hosts Luke Burbank and Matt Smith will return by […]

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Introducing the Winner of the 2024 Fairbank Award for Youth Environmental Action: Tallulah Sebastian!

Jefferson Land Trust is pleased to introduce the winner of the 2024 Fairbank Award for Youth Environmental Action: Tallulah Sebastian, 16, of Port Townsend! “We were honored to award Tallulah with the Fairbank Award,” said Richard Tucker, Executive Director of Jefferson Land Trust. “She’s an inspiration and a wonderful example of how the youth in […]

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Rare Hybrid Hummingbird Spotted in Port Townsend

Our friend Wendy Feltham is a Land Trust volunteer Preserve Steward, naturalist, and nature photographer who often generously shares her beautiful photos with the Land Trust. Earlier this month, she was observing hummingbirds at her home in the Quimper Wildlife Corridor when she made a discovery sure to thrill any birdwatcher. She writes, “Along with […]

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GiveBIG for Farms, Fish, Forests, and Forever!

From today through May 8, Jefferson Land Trust is participating in GiveBIG, a regional online giving event to support local nonprofits. This is your chance to support and shape a future that includes vibrant local farms, thriving fish and wildlife, and healthy working forests in Jefferson County. Your gift of $20, $50, $100, or more […]

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