Sarah Spaeth

Land Trust Executive Director Sarah Spaeth Wins Environmental Leadership Award

Jefferson Land Trust is happy to announce that Executive Director Sarah Spaeth is the recipient of the prestigious 2010 Eleanor Stopps Environmental Leadership Award.

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JLT Conservation Plan

Jefferson Land Trust’s Hundred-Year Vision

Jefferson Land Trust celebrates a milestone achievement this month: After five years of work, the Land Trust’s Conservation Plan, a long-range, hundred-year vision of conservation in Jefferson County, is finally completed.

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Heidi at old, large tree in Bulis Preserve.

Jefferson Land Trust, NNRG and Shorebank Enterprise Cascadia Carbon Sale

While political and business leaders discuss and negotiate a regulated market for buying and selling carbon credits and offsets, Jefferson Land Trust has put theory into practice by selling the carbon stored in a working forest to a local business in a voluntary business transaction.

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Spring plowing at FinnRiver Farm.

Farmland Preservation Grant Awarded for FinnRiver Farm

Jefferson Land Trust has spearheaded a successful effort to apply for a $203,500 Washington Wildlife and Recreation Program Farmland Preservation grant awarded to project lead Jefferson County. This grant will help buy a conservation easement on FinnRiver Farm in Chimacum. FinnRiver, a 33-acre organic farm, is regionally known for its berries and vegetables. Farm owners […]

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Glendale Farm, Chimacum

Chimacum’s Glendale Farm Permanently Protected!

As of May 26, 2009, a conservation easement held by Jefferson County and Jefferson Land Trust permanently protects Glendale Farm in Chimacum. At 180 acres Glendale Farm in Chimacum, in operation since 1857, is one of the largest single agricultural properties remaining in Jefferson County. The farm includes prime agricultural soils, over half a mile […]

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giant aspen

Quimper Wildlife Corridor: Resource and Refuge

Quimper Wildlife Corridor, a refuge for birds and animals where native plants thrive in a natural and protected setting. A quiet place where paths lead people through mature forests and along wetland streams in a natural world that seems distant from the small city surrounding it.

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Dosewallips River

65 Acres Along Dosewallips River Protected for Salmon Habitat

On a beautiful, sunny May Day, Land Trust members and county officials got to see first-hand the results of a collaboration between Jefferson County and Jefferson Land Trust in preserving 65 acres of floodplain and salmon habitat along a 1.5-mile stretch of the Dosewallips River.

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Community Celebrates Permanent Protection of Sunfield Farm

About 75 members of Jefferson Land Trust, partner agencies and city, county and state elected officials met in an open field on Saturday, April 16, 2005 to celebrate the final acquisition and permanent protection of Sunfield Farm in Port Hadlock, Washington.

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Gateway Trees Saved

Port Townsend ‘Gateway’ Trees Saved

This summer a call went out to the people of Port Townsend to save the trees along the State Route 20 “gateway” into town. The forest was soon to be clear cut, and $70,000 was needed to purchase the land and stop the logging.

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