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Author: Lexi Wagor
*THIS EVENT HAS REACHED CAPACITY* Any further registrants will be added to a waiting list. We hope to see you at a future work party! Ducks taking off from Little Manzanita Creek at Miller-Kirkman Preserve © Sue Larkin Don’t miss this chance to check out the incredible Miller-Kirkman Preserve! Our last work party of 2021 will be held on December 1st from 9 am to 11 am and will focus on removing invasive species from the property. As always parking is limited so please RSVP if you are planning to attend. Parking directions will be provided next week for those who sign up. The Miller-Kirkman Preserve – the third addition to the collection of lands the Land Trust has acquired through the Stand for the Land campaign. This 13.27-acre preserve includes a 1-acre estuary, ¼ mile of fish stream, 910 linear feet of natural shoreline, and intact riparian vegetation. It’s also home to a range of important species including salmon, kingfishers, eagles, heron and salamanders. Miller-Kirkman Preserve is not currently open to the public, so you won’t want to miss this chance to come and see all that it has to offer. Bainbridge Island Land Trust will supply all necessary tools, as well as treats and refreshments. Just be sure to bring your work gloves. Expect to get muddy and enjoy all that Miller-Kirkman Preserve has to offer! If you are interested in attending, please email Lexi Wagor ([email protected]) or sign up below.READ MORE
Join us for the November First Wednesday Work Party (November 3rd) at Quitslund Family Farm from 9 am to 11 am! We need your help removing invasive Himalayan Blackberry from the property. As always parking is limited so please RSVP if you are planning to attend. Parking directions will be provided next week for those who sign up. Quitsland Family Farm, off of NE Torvanger Rd between N Madison Ave NE and Sunrise Dr NE, is a special property that delicately balances development and conservation made possible by a collaboration between the four Quitslund brothers of Bainbridge Island, Jefferson Fine Home Builders, and the Land Trust. Learn all about this incredible property at our November First Wednesday Work Party! The Land Trust will provide tools, refreshments, and treats – all you’ll need is pair of work gloves! Be prepared for wet weather and a good time. If you are interested in attending, please email Lexi Wagor ([email protected]) or sign up below.READ MORE
22 Oct Fall Newsletter out now!News Lexi Wagor
Print copies are on their way to your mailbox, and digital copies are now on our website. With this installment of the Bainbridge Island Land Trust’s bi-annual newsletter, you’ll be up to date on all of the incredible work we’re doing to support people, wildlife, and natural places on the Island. Check out it to hear about: – The conservation success of Rockaway Bluff Preserve – An update from the Forest Stewardship Advisory Group – A thoughtful goodbye from our retiring Executive Director Jane Stone – State and federal funds recently awarded to support Stand for the Land – The new volunteer group Friends of Agate Passage Preserve And so much more! Click Here to View the Fall 2021 NewsletterREAD MORE
Bring your work gloves and passion – we need your help caring for Agate Passage Preserve. Friends of Agate Passage Preserve is a new volunteer group dedicated to assisting the Land Trust in achieving stewardship goals by helping with tasks on the preserve. Future dedicated members of Friends of Agate Passage Preserve will aid the Land Trust in achieving its conservation goals on the ground. Weren’t able to attend our Zoom info session? View the recording here! Interested in learning more or becoming a friend? Sign up below! If you are a current friend looking to track your volunteer stewardship hours, please fill out this form. Questions? Please email Lexi.READ MORE
The October First Wednesday Work Party (October 6th) will take place at Wildlife Corridor from 9 am to 11 am. We will be working at Wildlife Corridor clearing ivy and blackberry from the eastern side of the property. The work area is a bit of a walk from the parking area and can be a bit steep depending on which invasive you want to tackle. If you haven’t been to Wildlife Corridor before it is in the center of the Island off of Koura Rd. The property is 34.5 acres and contains mixed riparian, wetland, and forest habitats and provides a critical connection for wildlife moving between Meigs Park and the Grand Forest complex. As always parking is limited so please RSVP if you are planning to attend. Parking directions will be provided next week for those who sign up. Tools, refreshments, and treats will be provided, so come with a pair of work gloves and be prepared to have a fun time of conversation, invasive species control, and enjoy Wildlife Corridor. If you are interested in attending, please email Lexi Wagor ([email protected]) or sign up on the Bainbridge Island Land Trust webpage – https://www.bi-landtrust.org/work-parties/READ MORE