Spring Event was a Big Success

Our Spring Event 2017: Stories from the Great Outdoors.


BELLINGHAM, Washington (September 30, 2015) – Whatcom Land Trust (WLT) announced today that long-time Bellingham resident Rich Bowers will step into the Executive Director position effective October 1st, 2015 as part of the organization’s ongoing efforts to build on its more than 30 years of local conservation. Bowers will be taking over from Craig Lee, […]

Wildcat Reach

270 acres of some of the finest salmon spawning habitat on the Nooksack River. Old growth Sitka spruce trees, two tributaries and nearly 2 miles of river frontage. Location: Glacier Wildcat Reach is a 270-acre site near Glacier on the south bank of the North Fork Nooksack River. This diverse and dynamic property provides a home to an […]

Whatcom Land Trust welcomes its new Conservation Director, Gabe Epperson

Whatcom Land Trust is pleased to announce the recent hiring of its new Conservation Director, Gabe Epperson. Gabe takes over the position from Eric Carabba, who will transition to Stewardship Director after serving for several years as Director of Lands. Gabe, his wife, Lis, and their young children, Jane and Peter, moved to Bellingham from Salt Lake City, Utah, where […]

Whatcom Land Trust partners with Beers Made By Walking for summer hikes with Bellingham brewers

  Beers Made By Walking, a program that invites brewers go on nature hikes and craft a unique beer inspired by the flora and fauna seen on the trail, is partnering with Whatcom Land Trust in summer 2015 for a series of public hikes with brewers and community members. For its inaugural season in Bellingham, […]

Summer Gallery: Sharon Kingston’s atmospheric landscapes

Whatcom Land Trust is hosting a gallery of paintings and prints by Sharon Kingston through mid-September at our office, 412 N. Commercial St. in Bellingham. Sharon’s paintings of the atmospheric landscapes of Lake Whatcom evoke the same dreamy, rainy-day feeling that many Whatcom County residents can often experience as they watch the low fog and clouds roll over the surface of the lake. The […]

“What’s the Point?” low-tide walk at Point Whitehorn Marine Reserve

The community is invited to join Whatcom Land Trust and the Cherry Point Aquatic Reserve Citizen Stewardship Committee for an event titled “What’s the Point?” from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 6, at Point Whitehorn Marine Reserve. A negative tide will allow for intertidal zone exploration in an extraordinary stretch of shoreline teeming […]

“Celebrate 15 years of Stimpson” at upcoming community event

  The community is invited to join Whatcom Land Trust, Whatcom County Parks and Recreation, Rotary Club of Bellingham and Department of Natural Resources in an event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 16, at Stimpson Family Nature Reserve as we “Celebrate 15 years of Stimpson” and explore the history of the […]

Read Clear To The Bottom!

We are proud to have Dennis Conner as our new Volunteer Coordinator! Read about Dennis

We’ve Moved!

 Whatcom Land Trust has moved out of the basement and into its new office at 412 N. Commercial Street in Bellingham. More than an office, this is a      permanent home. WLT has come a long way from its early days of meeting in volunteers’ living rooms and routing calls to board members’ kitchen […]