224 Acres of Forest Land Added to Anacortes Conservation Easement Program


An additional 224 acres of land will soon be added to Anacortes’ conservation easement program, which protects tracts in the Anacortes Community Forest Lands from being developed in the future.

The land consists of 160 acres southeast of Heart Lake that once belonged to Anacortes’ sewer facilities holdings, 40 acres west of Heart Lake Road and 20 acres to the south of Mount Erie recently purchased by the city, among other scattered acres within the forest lands.

While the city owns the forest lands, the conservation easements on 1,680 acres are already held by Skagit Land Trust, which also monitors the property to ensure restrictions are being followed.

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I love dog friendly events so I love the ANACORTES GARDEN ART FAIR

 Saturday and Sunday  April 24 & 25  10 AM –  5 PM  

Come and enjoy this free event at the DEPOT ARTS CENTER at 611 R Avenue in OLD TOWN ANACORTES WA.

 You’ll find display gardens, plants, garden art, art exhibits and demonstrations, food, wine, and beer garden, and a market place with unique offerings such as raised bed planter boxes.

 The focus of this 7th annual event is “green gardening on a budget” this year.  Many organic plants and garden supplies will be offered.

 This fun and relaxed event is “dog-friendly” for dogs on leashes.  Even homemade dog biscuits will be available for purchase.

 Rain or shine, you won’t want to miss this fun Anacortes opportunity to gather ideas for your yard.

 For more details:      www.depotartscenter.org