Quilcene Bay on the Hood Canal is the scene of a resurgence of aquatic life thanks to a coalition of individuals and organizations dedicated to returning it to the thriving ecosystem it once was.
Dabob Bay is one of the least developed and biologically important saltmarsh estuaries remaining in Puget Sound, and a partnership that includes DNR, Northwest Watershed Institute, Jefferson Land Trust, The Nature Conservancy of Washington, and willing local landowners, continues to make progress on shoreline conservation here.
Chimacum Creek has been restored as a healthy thriving habitat for salmon and other wildlife thanks to the long-term efforts of many dedicated individuals and groups.
The scenic and wooded corridor on Highway 20 as you approach Port Townsend is one step closer to permanent preservation thanks to a generous contribution to Jefferson Land Trust.
Local organic farmer Karyn Williams has just purchased her farmland four years after she began cultivating it, as the second step in an innovative financing arrangement she had with the Jefferson Land Trust. Four years ago Karyn took possession of 23 acres, named it Red Dog Farm, and began working it.
Quilcene Bay in the 1880s was an estuary rich in vegetation and wildlife. Mountain snowfields melted into streams and rivers that flowed through ancient forests to the bay and ocean.
Jefferson Land Trust is happy to announce that Executive Director Sarah Spaeth is the recipient of the prestigious 2010 Eleanor Stopps Environmental Leadership Award.
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.
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.
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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