The Land Bank is actively involved with other groups and citizens working to clean up our islands on an on-going basis.

In 2018, we helped clean up:

Lopez Hill Preserve, Lopez Island: 37 pounds of noxious weeds (Tansy ragwort and Canada thistle) removed by Lopez Island Youth Conservation Corps.
Weeks Wetland at Fisherman Bay Preserves, Lopez Island: 284 pounds of trash, from micro-plastics to creosote logs, was removed by Lopez Island Family Resource Center volunteers.
Tombolo at Fisherman Bay Preserves, Lopez Island: 4.5 large (33 gal) black garbage bags of fireworks debris removed by Lopez Island Youth Conservation Corps.
Third Lagoon Preserve, San Juan Island: 7 bags of micro-plastics removed by Coldwell Banker San Juan Islands volunteers.
Frasier Homestead Preserve, San Juan Island: 4 large bags (33 gal) of Yellow archangel removed by San Juan Island Youth Conservation Corps.
Crescent Beach Preserve, Orcas Island: 4 large (33 gal) bags of micro-plastics, trash, and two tires removed by Orcas Island Youth Conservation Corps.
Stonebridge-Terrill Beach Preserve, Orcas Island:3 large (33 gal) bags of Canada/Bull thistle and Tansy ragwort removed by Orcas Island Youth Conservation Corps.

In 2018, we cared for:

• Over 4,000 acres of preserves
• Over 23,000 feet of marine shoreline
• Over 2,200 acres of land through conservation easements

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