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Local Adventures: Beach View Farm Trail

The Beach View Farm Trail is one of the 2021 additions to Whidbey Camano Land Trust's many public lands on Whidbey Island. I had been waiting for this one to open, not so patiently. Covid bumped it back quite a bit. Yesterday I carved out the time to go walk it with Kirk in the… Continue reading Local Adventures: Beach View Farm Trail

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Forest Art Exploring

Last year, in early Fall, the boys had a chance to take a class from Sound Water Stewards on our island. They were offering summer classes this year, and I got them signed up for the Forest Art class. The class was held at Fort Ebey State Park on Whidbey Island. We got to the… Continue reading Forest Art Exploring

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Local Adventures: Possession Sound Preserve

Possession Sound Preserve is brand new to the vast collection of hiking choices thru the Whidbey Camano Land Trust on Whidbey Island. Located just a few miles from the Clinton Ferry Dock, it makes a perfect first stop to stretch the legs if you are spending a weekend on the island. This short hike (1… Continue reading Local Adventures: Possession Sound Preserve

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Wandering On One Of Keku Islands

Off of Kuiu Island is Keku Islands in SE Alaska, a number of thin islands with coves hidden around them. Do I know which one I stepped onto? I don't. I had the GPS turned off on my phone (there isn't any service for phones unless you are in the open straits - AT&T has… Continue reading Wandering On One Of Keku Islands

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Glacier Bay National park: Chimney Rock Islands

All it takes to visit Chimney Rock is....a lot of time, a boat ride there, and a skiff to land with. And a minus 4 foot tide. And not dawdling before the tide comes back in. Pretty simple? Maybe. Probably not. But I got to be lazy and get schlepped out there.... The tiny islands… Continue reading Glacier Bay National park: Chimney Rock Islands