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Quimper Wildlife Trail Photo

Reserve Your Spot Today for the 2021 (Virtual) Conservation Breakfast!

Sign up to join us online for Wildlife, Wetlands, and We the People: Protecting the Quimper Wildlife Corridor on March 18 from 9 – 10:30 am. Together we’ll explore the wild green corridor that stretches across Port Townsend from Fort Worden to Middlepoint, and its impact on wildlife and our community. We’ll celebrate 25 years of community dedication […]

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Kristen Gerrish Photo

Welcome Kristen Gerrish!

Please join us in extending a warm welcome to Kristen Gerrish, the newest member of the Land Trust team. As half-time Development and Administrative Assistant, Kristen will work to build support for the Land Trust’s mission and help keep our organization running smoothly. Kristen is passionate about positively impacting her community and enriching the lives […]

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Big Leaf Maple on Chimacum Ridge by Robert Tognoli

Discovering the Economic Benefits of Conserved Lands on the North Olympic Peninsula

The North Olympic Peninsula is a vibrant place, with a rich history of cultural and traditional life, amazing wildlife corridors, world class recreation, locally owned family farms, and traditional forestry jobs that inject life into local towns. Conserving farms, forests, trails, and parks ensures these communities are healthy and flourishing. Recently, Jefferson Land Trust partnered […]

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Kodama Farmers

Kodama Farm and Food Forest is Protected Forever!

We’re delighted to announce that 45-acre Kodama Farm and Food Forest in Chimacum has been protected forever! For Kodama Farm, and our whole community, Jefferson Land Trust’s purchase of a conservation easement, represents the first step in a project that will help salmon, beavers, and other local wildlife thrive in the Chimacum watershed and support […]

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Barred Owl. Photo by Joe Baier

We’re Hiring a Half-Time Stewardship Assistant!

Jefferson Land Trust is seeking a dedicated and organized professional as our Stewardship Assistant. Jefferson Land Trust has a track record of high quality and innovative conservation work preserving habitat, working farms, and forests in Jefferson County. This half-time position with benefits will report to the Stewardship Director. The Stewardship Assistant will support the mission […]

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Spotted Towhee by Kerry Tremain.

We’re Hiring a Half-Time Communications Coordinator!

Jefferson Land Trust is seeking an experienced, collaborative, creative professional as our Communications Coordinator. Jefferson Land Trust has a track record of high quality and innovative conservation work preserving habitat, working farms, and forests in Jefferson County. This half-time position with benefits will report to the Communications Manager. The Communications Coordinator will support the mission […]

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Rebekah at ForeverFest

Join Us in Congratulating Paula McNees, Blaise Sullivan, and Rebekah Korenowsky on Their Recent Promotions!

There’s very little that our executive director Richard Tucker likes more than seeing members of the Land Trust team develop and grow in (and sometimes even outgrow) their roles. “We do our best to hire outstanding candidates and then help them shine,” said Richard. “Paula McNees, Blaise Sullivan, and Rebekah Korenowsky have done just that […]

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Blaise and Lula in staff holiday Zoom celebration

The Land Trust Team’s Holiday Celebration Must-Have List

Happy Holidays from the Land Trust Team! We surveyed Land Trust staff members at our recent Zoom Holiday Celebration for their must-have dishes on or around the holidays. Their answers ran the gamut, including chile, a cheese platter, chutney, carrots, and Christmas cake. And those are just the ones that start with the letter “C”… […]

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Cattle at Ruby Ranch

Ruby Ranch in Chimacum is Now Protected Forever!

We’re celebrating the permanent protection of another family farm in Chimacum with the purchase of a conservation easement on Ruby Ranch. This 65-acre property owned by Joe and Val Goularte is located in the fertile bottomlands of Beaver Valley. The Goulartes currently raise a herd of grass-fed beef cattle and are eager to begin diversifying […]

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Join Us for the Shaping a Legacy Educational Seminar!

Have you been meaning to review (or begin) your estate plans? If so, please join us for Shaping a Legacy, an online educational seminar with attorney Alexandra (Xan) Gerson. The seminar will be on Zoom on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 from noon – 1:00 pm. Xan Gerson is an estate planning attorney with Metis Estate Planning, who has additional expertise in philanthropic advising […]

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