• Conserving Farms, Fish and Forests

    Protecting farms fish and forests

    The North Olympic Peninsula enjoys some of the nation’s richest habitat, natural resources and breathtaking scenery.  North Olympic Land Trust has conserved over 3,000 acres of land that sustains the communities of Clallam County.  We help local citizens protect the lands that define this place and ensure that they are permanently conserved for future generations. Learn more ›

    Turning Tragedy Into Renewal


    Tom Leonidas, the latest landowner to donate property to the North Olympic Land Trust never set out to own land on the Olympic Peninsula. And yet, the Bellevue resident found himself the unlikely owner of a prime piece of property on the west-end running adjacent to the Pysht River approximately 10 miles south of Clallam Bay, WA.

    His road to ownership of this property is one mired in tragedy. Learn More

    The Legacy of John Willits

    John Willits was a personal hero to many of us in the Land Trust community and a local icon for land conservation.  As we’ve reflected on the loss of our friend, we’ve been lifted and inspired by his legacy.

    We hope you enjoy this short video about John’s incredible community impact. Special thanks to Smith Productions for producing this terrific tribute.  Learn more ›

    Lyre Conservation Area

    Please enjoy this short video highlighting the stunning 280-acre property Lyre Conservation Area just east of the Lyre River on the Strait of Juan de Fuca. Learn more ›


    Where We Work

    home-mapNorth Olympic Land Trust partners across Clallam County to conserve land for farms, fish and forests.  We believe the community’s landbase is the bedrock of our culture, our economy, our homes and our daily lives.  We all depend on this land, we make our livings and live our lives on this land, and we know that by conserving this land, it will pay direct dividends back to our own quality of live.

    Explore the Land Online
    This interactive map helps tell the story of some of the lands we are working to conserve. Learn more › 

    Eplore the Land

    Our Supporters

    Land conservation in Clallam County is made possible by hundreds of dedicated individuals, foundations and businesses pooling their resources to leave a lasting legacy and support private land stewardship.  Our success also is enhanced by proactive coordination between governmental and private land management groups. Learn more ›

    Business and Foundation Partners include: