Conserving Farms, Fish and Forests
The North Olympic Peninsula enjoys some of the nation’s richest wildlife and fish habitat, natural resources and breathtaking scenery. The North Olympic Land Trust has conserved close to 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 wildlife and birdwatching, 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
A picture really is worth a thousand words when it comes taking in the beauty of the North Olympic Peninsula.
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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 >
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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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.
Visit the Lyre
The 280-acre Lyre Conservation Area located 20 miles west of Port Angeles features an estuary at the mouth of the Lyre River, tidal beds, a diverse upland forest, meadows and a half-mile of shoreline along the Strait of Juan de Fuca. It provides important habit for salmon, migratory and resident birds, and wildlife, including Roosevelt elk.
The Lyre Conservation Area is an ideal spot for bird watching, surfing, picnicking, and beach walking.
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: