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Posted on: March 16, 2023

Land Bank Requests Seasonal Sheep Grazing Lease Proposals for 2023-2024

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SAN JUAN COUNTY, WA. March 16, 2023 – The San Juan County Conservation Land Bank is requesting proposals from anyone interested in a short-term seasonal sheep grazing lease on areas of the Fowler’s Pond Preserve Property, on Orcas Island. The grasslands cover approximately 12 acres of the property.  Sheep grazing

Individuals or organizations interested in this lease can read the Request for Proposals and download supporting materials by clicking HERE or by visiting: Alternately, call Charlie Behnke at 360-830-7340 or email for further information or to schedule a site visit. 

Applications are due March 27th, 2021.

Media Contact: Tanja Williamson, Outreach/Volunteer Coordinator,, 360-378-4402

About San Juan County’s Conservation Land Bank

San Juan County’s Conservation Land Bank, funded by a 1% real estate excise tax paid by purchasers of property at closing, acquires and protects special places in the Islands including coastlines, farmland, forests and wetlands. The department offices are located at 328 Caines Street, Friday Harbor, WA 98250. For more information about San Juan County’s Land Bank, visit


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