Over the summer, an enthusiastic group of volunteers from our community helped the Land Trust with an important project: installing and monitoring wildlife cameras at our Snow Creek Forest Preserve, Valley View Forest, Chai-yahk-wh Preserve, the Quimper Wildlife Corridor, and Duckabush Riparian Forest Preserve. “Seeing which types of animals are using our preserves helps us […]
Jayne Marek wrote “River Triptych,” a poem in three connected parts, shortly after participating in the Land Trust’s Tidelands to Timberline natural history course in 2016. She and her husband Joe moved to Port Townsend in mid-2015. According to Jayne […]
Thanks to your support, it has been an incredible year for protecting local farms, forests and wildlife habitat. Jefferson Land Trust is a grass-roots group founded on the involvement of community members. Together, we accomplish more than we ever could as individuals. This work is done on your behalf, with your help, and it is only possible through the passion and generosity of our community of supporters.
Fifteen acres nestled between our five-acre Duckabush Oxbow Preserve and our 22-acre Duckabush Wetlands Preserve have now been permanently protected as wildlife habitat, thanks to funding through the Salmon Recovery Funding Board and the Jefferson Land Trust volunteers, donors, and supporters who care about nurturing a landscape that sustains all living things.
This winter, we had additional success for the future of wildlife along the Duckabush River with the protection of a 22-acre property, now officially known as Duckabush Wetlands Preserve.