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Public Information Meetings – Road to Rainier Scenic Byway Corridor Management Plan - The public is invited to any one of three informational meetings in mid-November to review the Corridor Management Plan (CMP) for the proposed Road to Rainier Scenic Byway: Monday, Nov. 14, 7pm Mineral School Tuesday, Nov. 15, 7pm Eatonville Public Library Thursday, Nov. 17, 7pm Whittaker’s Mountain Haus, Ashford The... Read more"Public Information Meetings – Road to Rainier Scenic Byway Corridor Management Plan"
Progress Is Afoot: Innovative Solutions to Sustainability Challenges - Unfortunately we’ve received notification that this Town Hall has been cancelled. We’ll let you know if it is rescheduled in the future! Seattle Town Hall | Sep 14, 2016 | 7:00 PM Our world is changing fast—from climate conditions, to population growth, to technological advances. Managing these changes in ways that... Read more"Progress Is Afoot: Innovative Solutions to Sustainability Challenges"
Historic Ohop Valley farm getting new life as school campus - Eatonville School District will turn historic Ohop Valley homestead into ag-based STEM campus BY HANNAH SHIRLEY, The News Tribune View the video here   “The Scandinavian farmers who came to the Ohop Valley in the 1880s used their horses, shovels, dynamite and any other means necessary to turn the landscape... Read more"Historic Ohop Valley farm getting new life as school campus"
Nature Walk Shows Off Restoration Efforts - Nisqually Land Trust Guides Group Though 452-Acre Powell Creek Complex Protected Area BY ANDREA CULLETTO, Nisqually Valley News “Nisqually Land Trust Executive Director Joe Kane stands near a grassy field beneath a thick covering of trees. A group of eager explorers forms a semicircle around him. He holds up a... Read more"Nature Walk Shows Off Restoration Efforts"
The Landscape Leaves a Mark on Us - By Claire Cook | June 2016 It’s a cool morning in early June, and I am making the familiar turn down the driveway to our Red Salmon Creek Protected Area. In the short time that I have been with the Land Trust, this simple act has started to evoke feelings... Read more"The Landscape Leaves a Mark on Us"
Nisqually Land Trust Makes News – and History! - Carbon-credit deal with Microsoft equivalent of taking 6,000 cars off the road On the eve of the Paris climate talks the Nisqually Land Trust and Microsoft made national news and local history by completing the state’s first-ever “carbon credit” transaction. News of the deal, announced in late November, made the... Read more"Nisqually Land Trust Makes News – and History!"
In Memorium: Judy Scavone - It is with love, respect, and a great sense of loss that we note the passing of our longtime friend and board member Judy Scavone on July 28. She died peacefully at her home in Ashford, surrounded by friends and family. It is a simple statement of fact that without... Read more"In Memorium: Judy Scavone"
Bee advocates in South Sound abuzz with plans to save pollinators - The Nisqually Land Trust has joined Thurston County, the City of Olympia, the City of Tumwater, and the LOTT Clean Water Alliance in a pledge to create a pollinator friendly community by not allowing the use of neonicotinoid pesticides – believed to be harmful to bees – on the land.
The Fight to Save Steelhead and Protect Busy Wild Creek - Two major local newspapers – the Seattle Times and the Tacoma News Tribune – recently reported on the Land Trust’s efforts to save the struggling Nisqually steelheed. Read about the fight to protect Busy Wild Creek, the upper spawning grounds of the dwindling Nisqually steelhead population, below. Steeled courage from... Read more"The Fight to Save Steelhead and Protect Busy Wild Creek"
KEXP Sustainability Segment – Nisqually Community Forest - Check out our spotlight on KEXP’s Sustainability Segment from February 2nd! You’ll hear from Joe Kane, our Executive Director, and Paula Swedeen from the Washington Environmental Council about the Nisqually Community Forest project. http://media.kexp.org/podcasts/mom/media/2015-01-29_sustainability_segment_02-02-15_swedeen_and_kane.mp3