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02 Jul Celebrate Your 4th with a Sneak Peek of the Third Edition of Walks on Bainbridge

Get out onto our Island’s beautiful trails this holiday weekend with a sneak peek of the all-new edition of Walks on Bainbridge! The Third Edition of Walks on Bainbridge, which will be available for purchase later this summer, is bigger and better and features 30 walks on our Island. Each walk features detailed maps and instructions, so don’t miss your chance to preview the favorite guidebook of Islanders alike!  The new edition will be available for sale at Eagle Harbor Book Company, the Land Trust office, and other Island shops for $14.95 later this summer.   To download your sneak peek, click here. 

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10 Jun Nature and Communities of all Backgrounds, Flourish, Together

The Bainbridge Island Land Trust works to preserve and steward the diverse natural environment of our Island, for the benefit of all. Acts of racism, discrimination, and brutality work against our mission. We fundamentally believe that nature and communities of all colors and backgrounds, flourish, together.*   *This statement was originally published on the Land Trust’s social media channels on June 2nd and can be found here.

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20 Apr Bringing Nature to You

The Land Trust is excited to provide new ways to bring the wonders of our Island’s natural world to you, virtually. We welcome you to explore our Bringing Nature to You page, a webpage designed to provide you with interactive materials, resources, and activities that bring the natural wonders of our Island to your homes.  

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17 Mar Bainbridge Island Land Trust and COVID-19: We’re all in this together.

Dear Supporters of the Land Trust, Your health and the safety of our community are vital to the work of the Land Trust, as is, of course, our staff.  While work of the Land Trust continues, to help protect all our health, we have made the decision for Land Trust staff to work remotely at this time. If you need to get in contact with us call or email, we are still working!  Updates on reopening the office to the public will be determined by following specific guidelines set out by local and state leaders. Regrettably, we have canceled all upcoming public group tours of the new Springbrook Creek Preserve and other properties out of an abundance of caution.  But you can take a virtual tour by clicking below: Springbrook Creek Preserve Virtual Tour Miller-Kirkman Preserve Virtual Tour Our community is extremely lucky to have joined together for over 30 years to protect more than 1,400 acres of natural places on the Island. Natural spaces you’ve helped us protect provide a refreshing break from self-isolation or social-distancing. We encourage you to get outside and spend some time connecting with nature. Try visits to Agate Passage Preserve, Pritchard Park, the Grand Forest, or Gazzam Lake Nature Preserve, all properties that the Land Trust has helped conserve and are currently open for independent public access.  We’re all in this together. If you need help with anything, please reach out to us. Additionally, Bainbridge Prepares has created an online resource to request assistance and information specifically for our Island relating to the COVID-19 response.  https://bainbridgeislandcovid19.recovers.org We thank each and every one of you for your steadfast and ongoing dedication, support, and leadership. In these challenging times, remember, a stroll in the woods or a beach walk can provide us all with calming relief to boost both physical and mental health. Be…

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01 Oct Impacts of Proposed Day Road Roundabout

For over a year, the Bainbridge Island Land Trust (Land Trust) has been aware of and has been working diligently to address the Washington Department of Transportation’s (WSDOT) plans to construct a roundabout at the corner of State Route 305 and Day Road.  The Land Trust holds a conservation easement – our first one – on nearly 24 acres in the vicinity of this project.

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06 Aug Thank You Business Sponsors!

Each year, a number of local businesses and individuals pledge their support for our mission through our Business Sponsorship program. We are grateful for these partners, who sponsor both our annual fundraising event and ongoing land acquisition projects!

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