News

2018-2023 draft Conservation Plan underway

The team at North Olympic Land Trust is in the midst of creating the organization's 2018-2023 Conservation Plan. This plan is intended to prioritize local land conservation efforts across Clallam County. Upon its completion, by March 2018, the plan will be reviewed and hopefully approved… Read More ›

Connecting people to place

North Olympic Land Trust has a strong, 27-year history of working with its communities to invest in local land conservation that promotes economic, social and natural capital. As we build on this past, the organization is strategically evolving with an even greater focus toward identifying… Read More ›

Stewardship Crew earns 2017 Gary Colley Legacy Award

Each year, staff at North Olympic Land Trust take time to reflect on those individuals or groups/organizations that have been instrumental to the Land Trust's 27-year evolution. As a community supported nonprofit, the Land Trust is only in existence and able to help local citizens… Read More ›

Love Where You Live Artist Call

In partnership with the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, and thanks to the support the Land Trust Alliance, North Olympic Land Trust is seeking a local artist (Clallam or Jefferson County resident and/or artist with a strong connection to the North Olympic Peninsula) to create… Read More ›

North Olympic Land Trust earns national recognition

Building on 27 years of successful land conservation and stewardship across the North Olympic Peninsula, equating to more than 3,300 conserved acres for farms, fish and forests, North Olympic Land Trust just renewed its land trust accreditation. As part of a network of only 389… Read More ›

Forest management underway at the Lyre

Throughout the remainder of the summer, visitors of the Lyre Conservation Area may notice activity and/or hear noise from equipment and tools, such as chainsaws. As part of the Land Trust’s ongoing work to sustainably steward and restore the 280-acre conservation area, which includes shoreline, an… Read More ›

U-pick in support of local land conservation

Longtime North Olympic Land Trust volunteers Jim and Robbie Mantooth are inviting fellow Land Trust supporters to come and enjoy the delicious summer bounty of Ennis Arbor Farm. Located in east Port Angeles, along Ennis Creek, the farm is an incredible example of what can be… Read More ›

Readying for restoration

Update (10/3/17): restoration work is on hold until further notice due to time constraints associated with fish use and funding. Spearheaded by the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe, restoration at the Pysht River Conservation Area is set to begin late summer 2017. The 74-acre Conservation Area… Read More ›

From cattle ranch to wildlife conservancy

“If you can only visit two continents in your life, then visit Africa twice,” Ken Campbell said while browsing through a select few photos from thousands taken during a recent trip there. Ken and his wife Mary are Port Angeles residents, but when they’re not… Read More ›