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    Fowler’s Pond Preserve, Orcas Island

    Fowler’s Pond is a beloved Orcas Island landmark. These 40.25 acres include gently sloping grassy meadows, woodlands, and two scenic ponds. Preserved together, these habitats provide a biologically-rich environment. Some of the wildlife residents include common snipes, coots, wood ducks,

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    Entrance Mountain Preserve, Orcas Island

    These four parcels of special land located on Entrance Mountain are important scenic and natural areas. One 48-acre parcel is located on the ridge-top and west-facing side of the mountain. This is the north knob of the mountain. A second

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    President Channel Preserve, Orcas Island

    An abundance of juvenile Chinook salmon making their way out to the open sea are supported by President Channel Preserve’s 2,500 feet of shoreline. This land also includes a historic lime kiln, bald eagle nesting, madrona woodland, and coastal prairie.

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  • Olga Community Club Park, Orcas Island

    When a tiny partial-acre wooded lot adjacent to the Community Club in the hamlet of Olga became available, residents launched an effort to purchase it for the community. The Land Bank assisted in the protection of the land with the

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    Eastsound Waterfront Park, Orcas Island (Accessible to the public)

    Located on the main entrance road to Eastsound Village, the Land Bank’s first acquisition in 1993 added .45 acres and 100 feet of shoreline to the existing county park. Popular Waterfront Park preserves views of the water from the village

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  • Orcas Village Tidelands, Orcas Island

    Adjacent to the Orcas ferry landing, the Orcas Village tidelands contain important eelgrass beds and marine habitat. They were vulnerable to a highly-contested marina proposal. The Save Orcas Bay Alliance purchased the tidelands and donated fee title to the Land

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  • Diamond Hill Preserve, Orcas Island

    Diamond Hill rises to over 600 feet above the waters of Eastsound and Harney Channel. This diverse and secluded 45-acre preserve includes grassy meadows, a quiet wetland that supports breeding amphibians, and abundant wildlife. Most of the preserve was purchased

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    Stonebridge-Terrill Preserve, Orcas Island (Accessible to the public)

    Stonebridge-Terrill Preserve protects 59 acres of meadow, wetlands, and forest. Used historically for agriculture, a portion of this land still yields hay for island livestock. The preserve provides varied habitat for wildlife, retains stormwater, and helps recharge aquifers. A short

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  • Edwards Point/Larry Pentz, San Juan Island

    Edwards Point/Larry Pentz, San Juan Island

    This conservation easement was a gift to the Land Bank from Larry Pentz. Abutting Westside Scenic Preserve to the south, this easement further protects a significant stretch of shoreline on San Juan Island’s magnificent west side. The 8.29 acres extends

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  • Mosquito Pass Preserve, Henry Island

    The Land Bank and The San Juan Preservation Trust joined together to preserve the significant conservation values of this outer island parcel. The Land Bank acquired a conservation easement on these magnificent 20.5 acres to protect its outstanding scenic values,

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