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Nursing Nature at Duckabush Riparian Forest Preserve

Tuesday, July 9 • 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Let there be nurse logs! Help us help wildlife. This season we embark on a journey to create over 300 nurse logs, standing snags, and habitat piles for critters of many shapes and sizes. This work will require moving logs in teams over uneven terrain, and […]

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Nursing Nature at Duckabush Riparian Forest Preserve

Tuesday, June 25 • 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Let there be nurse logs! Help us help wildlife. This season we embark on a journey to create over 300 nurse logs, standing snags, and habitat piles for critters of many shapes and sizes. This work will require moving logs in teams over uneven terrain, and […]

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Getting By With Lots of Help From Our Friends!

Thank You Volunteers! We’re continually humbled and amazed by the generosity of our community. Thanks to so many of you for sharing so much of your time and energy helping us achieve our mission. Thank you for spending more than 4913 hours of your valuable time in 2019 helping us accomplish so much! We couldn’t […]

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Reflections of a Preserve Steward

By Clif Trolin, S-Curve Preserve Volunteer Preserve Steward When I heard the Land Trust Alliance’s Executive Vice President Wendy Jackson speak at our Conservation Breakfast last year, I was struck by the point she raised at the end of her presentation. She said that Land Trusts know how to deal with preserving land, but how […]

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Readying the Preserve on Marrowstone Island for its Summer Opening

Thanks to funding from the Department of Defense and the generosity of our community, the Land Trust was able to purchase 51 acres on Marrowstone Island on October 31, 2018. Getting to Know and Caring for the Preserve Since then, we’ve been getting to know the property and our new neighbors, gathering community input and […]

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Thanksbuilding Bench Assembly a Rousing Success!

A team of wonderful volunteers brought their tools, expertise, can-do attitude, and willing spirits to our recent Thanksbuilding Bench Assembly Work Party. Together, they created five new benches that will soon be installed at nearby Land Trust nature preserves for all to enjoy. As an added bonus, the team also sharpened the Land Trust’s hand […]

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A Monumental Cleanup at Duckabush Riparian Forest Preserve

Protected in late 2015 by the Land Trust in partnership with Trust for Public Land, the Duckabush Riparian Forest Preserve includes 140 acres of vibrant, forested wildlife habitat along the Duckabush River. Unbeknownst to anyone, a portion of the property had been used to dump a substantial amount of trash over several decades. Fortunately, some […]

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