Conserving Farms, Fish and Forests

The North Olympic Peninsula enjoys some of the nation’s richest habitat, natural resources and breathtaking scenery.  North Olympic Land Trust has conserved over 3,700 acres of land that sustains the communities of Clallam County. We help local citizens protect the lands that define this place and ensure that they are permanently conserved for future generations. Learn more ›

Experience & Explore

Visit a conserved property today! From hiking and fishing to incredible birding, the Land Trust’s public conservation areas provide an array of outdoor experiences.
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News & Events

Looking for ways that you can get involved with North Olympic Land Trust? Here’s where you can stay up to date with the latest news and events. You can also sign up for our e-newsletter and check out volunteer opportunities.
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Videos & Visuals

Often times a picture really is worth a thousand words when it comes understanding to the sheer beauty of the North Olympic Peninsula.
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It's time to sign up for your 2021 CSA!

Here at the Land Trust, we hope your new year is off to an optimistic start! Despite the current wintry chill, the 2021 growing season is just around the corner, and local farmers are actively planning for the busy months ahead. We would like to take this opportunity to remind you that NOW is the time to sign up for a farmshare with one of the local Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) programs. Read more >

CSA photo by Christina Epperson

Economic Benefits of Conserved Lands

The Trust for Public Land, in partnership with North Olympic Land Trust and Jefferson Land Trust, has released a study highlighting the importance of conserved farms, forests, trails, and parks on the North Olympic Peninsula as key economic drivers that generate hundreds of millions of dollars in economic benefits each year. According to the study, available here, protected land makes essential contributions to the region’s economy in numerous measurable ways. Read more >

Conservation Plan

The Land Trust’s Conservation Plan prioritizes local land conservation efforts across the North Olympic Peninsula through 2023. The overarching goal is to conserve the natural areas and working lands that define and sustain the communities of Clallam County.
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Strategic Plan

The 2017-2021 Strategic Plan lays out a path for action and establishes the foundation for the Land Trust’s future work to support and inspire balanced land use and responsible stewardship across the North Olympic Peninsula via three core strategies.
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By John Gussman

Visit the Lyre

The 280-acre Lyre Conservation Area is just 20 miles west of Port Angeles and features the estuary at the mouth of the Lyre River, streams, tidelands, kelp beds, and a 1/2 mile of shoreline along the Strait of Juan de Fuca.  It also includes a large diverse upland forest, and excellent habitat for salmon and a variety of migratory and resident birds and wildlife.

The Lyre Conservation Area is is an ideal sport for bird and wildlife viewing, surfing, picnicking, and beach walking.
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Our Supporters

Land conservation in Clallam County is made possible by hundreds of dedicated individuals, foundations and businesses pooling their resources to leave a lasting legacy and support private land stewardship.  Our success also is enhanced by proactive coordination between governmental and private land management groups. Learn more ›

Business Members and Foundation Partners include: