Lily Point Marine Reserve

90/130 acres, marine shoreline, forested trails, intertidal species, mudflats, historic features Location: Point Roberts, Boundary Bay Lily Point is an extraordinary 90-acre marine shoreline property with 40 acres of tidelands at the southeast corner of Point Roberts. Boundary Bay borders the property on one side and the Strait of Georgia on the other. In 2007, Lily […]

Arco Blue Heron Nesting Colony

180 acres, established Great Blue Heron rookery Location: Birch Bay When development threatened the Birch Bay Great Blue heron colony, WLT brought together a powerful partnership to protect the nesting site of these majestic birds. Whatcom County, British Petroleum and the State Department of Ecology joined WLT to make sure that the herons continue to have […]

Clark’s Point

78 acres, marine shoreline, tidepools, sculpted sandstone, iconic scenic feature Location: Chuckanut Bay “A priceless gift from Doug Clark and his family” is how this easement is described by a Whatcom Land Trust board member. Clark’s Point is a spectacularly beautiful peninsula jutting into Chuckanut Bay and visible from Chuckanut Drive. For boaters, its wind-sculpted […]

Point Whitehorn Marine Reserve

54 Acres, mature forest, forested wetlands, marine shoreline, access to two+ miles of public beach Location: Strait of Georgia Georgia Strait shoreline: intertidal creatures, shorebirds, seal pups. Just off shore: loons, cormorants, gulls, grebes, porpoises, sea lions, kelp forests. The San Juan Islands frame the view. To the southeast, an industrial pier. To the northwest, […]