The Mission of the Whatcom Land Trust is to preserve and protect wildlife habitat, scenic, agricultural and open space lands in Whatcom County for … [Continue Reading]


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Help conserve the lands that make Whatcom County a unique and beautiful place to call home. Whatcom Land Trust is a privately funded 501(c)3 … [Continue Reading]

Twin Sisters and Whatcom County Farmland


Q: What is Whatcom Land Trust? A: Whatcom Land Trust is a nonprofit organization. We work with local landowners to help protect the natural values … [Continue Reading]



Whatcom Land Trust is dependent on community support to carry out our mission. Many of our volunteer opportunities involve restoration work and … [Continue Reading]


About Us

Whatcom County enjoys a wondrous, bountiful and varied landscape, matched by few in America. Rich soils, deep forests and abundant water underlie the … [Continue Reading]

Mt. Baker and farmland

   Whatcom Land Trust conserves the special places of Whatcom County: park lands, fish & wildlife habitat, and farm lands.  

Quick Links

E-newsletter: Want to stay up to date on our latest conservation projects and events? Sign up for our monthly e-newsletter.

Events page: Information about upcoming events, from family-friendly outings at county parks to our seasonal art walks.

Stewardship page: Sign up for a work party! Help us enhance and restore fish and wildlife habitat throughout Whatcom County.

Volunteer page: There are lots of ways to get involved, from wildlife surveys to event support and administrative tasks around the office.

We’re Hiring – – Director of Development

Would you like to join a fun, dynamic and passionate land conservation and stewardship organization located in Bellingham, WA?  This could be your chance. Whatcom Land Trust is hiring a full-time Director of Development. Whatcom County is bordered by the Salish Sea to the west, Mt. Baker Wilderness and North Cascades National Park to the east, British Columbia 20 minutes to the north, and Seattle to our south.

Whatcom Land Trust (WLT) is an accredited, community-based nonprofit organization that works with local landowners and other partners to protect the natural values and resources important to the Whatcom County community. Since 1984, WLT has conserved over 20,000 acres of land. The primary responsibility of this position is to achieve the fundraising goals of the organization. This includes annual, major and planned gifts, donor stewardship, special events and grant writing for the goal of obtaining individual, foundation and corporate support. The position is also responsible for maintaining WLT’s donation database.

Please submit your resume and cover letter by August 15th to:  officemanager@whatcomlandtrust.org

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