Nisqually Land Trust Work Party May 24

Join us along the Nisqually River for another fun-filled morning of invasive weed control! Wednesday, May 24th from 9:00am to 12:00pm. This week we will be at our Thurston Ridge protected area pulling Scotch Broom. This is another important step forward in the restoration of this site, and we could use your help! If interested,…

Wetlands and Pierce County – can they coexist?

By Marianne Lincoln Two developments currently in process are raising the eyebrows of planning and development watchers in the county. These are called Ally Brook and Phoebe’s Meadows. In Phoebes Meadows, the developer actually didn’t want to build as many houses (4) as PALS (Planning and Land Services) demanded he put on the parcel (10)….

Nature Walk on Saturday, May 13

Upcoming events for the Nisqually Land Trust Join us for our first Nature Walk on Saturday, May 13! River Walk at Nisqually River Shoreline near Yelm  Saturday, May 13, 10 am – 11:30 am George Walter, board member and founder of the Land Trust, will guide the walk and share stories about how this forested shoreline was preserved….

Inaugural Nature Walk on New Bud Blancher Trail

The Nisqually Land Trust is hosting its first-ever Bud Blancher Trail Nature Walk, along the Mashel River near Eatonville, on Saturday, August 8th, from 12:30 to 2:30 pm. The easy, approximately five-mile walk is part of the Land Trust’s free Summer Nature Walk series. Executive Director Joe Kane will guide the group on the trail, which…

Nisqually River Shoreline Nature Walk, Yelm June 20

Nisqually River Shoreline Nature Walk, Yelm Saturday, June 20th 10 am – 2 pm Come experience one of the most dynamic stretches of the Nisqually River. Join us for a walk through reforested pastures to one of our favorite bends in the river – a perfect spot to watch birds, listen to the water flow and…

Nisqually Land Trust Nature Walk – Aug 2

Join us for a Nature Walk out at Red Salmon Creek near the Nisqually Wildlife Refuge, next Saturday, August 2nd, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Special guest George Walter will guide the walk along Red Salmon Creek, an important salmon-producing tributary of the Nisqually Delta, where you’ll be able to see the restoration efforts of Land Trust partners and volunteers in action. Over 4,500…

County Council suspends district meetings on Shoreline Management Program

PIERCE COUNTY, WA — Members of the Pierce County Councilhave announced the postponement of a series of meetings around the county to hear from residents about the proposed Shoreline Management Program. The delay is necessary in order to give the county more time to draft amendments to the proposal, among other reasons. “We were all…

Nature Walk June 7

Come join us for this spring’s first Nature Walk on Saturday, June 7th on the Van Eaton property, in Eatonville. There will be two free guided tours held at 12:30pm – 2pm and 2:30pm – 4pm. This is a unique opportunity to learn about the history and important ecological characteristics of the site from the…

$99,108 Raised at Anniversary Auction

From the Nisqually Land Trust 4-28-2014 WE DID IT! Thanks to the generous support of our sponsors, item donors, attendees and volunteers, the Nisqually Land Trust 25th Anniversary Auction was a huge success! We raised a record $99,108 for land protection and restoration. We are very grateful to our friends and partners who help us…

Yelm Shoreline Scotch Broom Pull

You’re cordially invited to join us in Yelm for a weed control work party near the Nisqually River! Saturday, March 8th from 9:00am to 12:00pm We will be removing invasive scotch broom from a recent planting site in a critical habitat area. Learn how to use a weed wrench and enjoy some moderate exercise for…

Jan. 24 – American Indian Lobby Day

By Marianne Lincoln The Fourth Annual American Indian Lobby Day will take place on January 24, 2014. This is an opportunity for you that are all or part American Indian to meet you legislators and make a showing at the Capitol building in Olympia. Everyone will meeting below the rotunda in the Columbia Room in…