Working Forests

Working forests are integral to Washington's heritage and economy. Timber harvests provide lumber, paper products, and even materials for disposable face masks. According to www.workingforests.org, over 60% of Clallam County is made up of forested land, and 42% of those forests are managed as working… Read More ›

First Properties Protected

North Olympic Land Trust took a big step forward in 1993, when it received its first gift of land. The 29-acre “Dungeness Meadows” property was donated by Woodland Management Association. Located along the Dungeness River, south of Highway 101, this land includes a portion of… Read More ›

The Earliest Days of the Land Trust

The story of the Land Trust begins in 1989, when property owners in Clallam County began calling the Parks department with questions about how they could protect the habitat, resources, and aesthetics that made their lands so special. Clallam County Parks director Craig Jacobs knew… Read More ›