1991: Yule Kilcher’s 613-acre homestead at Mile 10 East End Road on Kachemak Bay, preserving historic, open space, scenic, agricultural, and habitat values. Related story
1994: Toby Tyler’s 20-acre property in Homer, containing valuable wildlife habitat and serving as an important link in the corridor between the moose summer range and the Beluga Wetlands wintering grounds. Related story
1997-2007: The Edgar P. Bailey Trust’s six easements totaling 495 acres at the headwaters of Fritz Creek, containing a moose travel corridor between the summer range and lower wintering grounds. Related story
1999: Shelley Gill’s 76 acres of the original Reuben Call homestead in the Baycrest/Diamond Ridge area is preserved for its habitat, scenic and recreational values. Related story
2001: Beryl Myhill’s 11 acres of open space and valuable habitat within the Homer city limits, preserved for the benefit of the community.
2004: Eileen Harrington’s 33 acres in the Baycrest/Diamond Ridge area, preserved for scenic values, water quality, wildlife habitat, and native vegetation. Related story
2004: Louie's Lagoon, 26 acres on the Homer Spit, preserved by the City of Homer as important habitat for migratory birds and marine invertebrates. Related stories
2006: The Johnson property, 120 acres of exceptional moose habitat on the bench above Kachemak City. The property is now owned by Kachemak Moose Habitat, Inc. Related story
2007: The McCray/Josephs property, 120 acres of significant moose habitat on the uplands near the headwaters of Fritz Creek, formerly owned by The Nature Conservancy and sold through their conservation buyer program. Related story
2009: Addition of two acres to the Gill easement, including a wildlife pond.
2009: The Holmes easement, 80 acres protecting valuable wildlife habitat from encroaching development. The property includes wetlands important for protecting water quality, and is adjacent to one of the Bailey conservation easements. Related story
2013: The Halibut Cove Lagoon conservation easement, 8.45 acres abutting Kachemak Bay State Park and State Wilderness Park, and adjoining tide lands and waters in the Kachemak Bay Critical Habitat Area. The easement protects relatively natural habitat and open space, providing significant scenic views from popular recreational areas within the Park and surrounding waters. Related story
1991: 4.5 acres in Neptune Bay adjacent to Kachemak Bay State Park.
1991: The Calvin and Coyle property, 11 forested acres bordering the Homer Airport Critical Habitat Area with a nature trail and a viewing platform overlooking the Beluga wetlands.
1992: 2 acres in Thurston Canyon near Fritz Creek, preserving an important wildlife corridor. Related story
1997: The Buxton property, 18 acres of forest and meadow with trails connecting to those on the adjacent Calvin and Coyle, and Paul Banks Elementary School properties in Homer.
1997: The Krishna Venta Conservation Area, 160 acres at the head of Kachemak Bay near the Fox River Critical Habitat Area, donated by homesteader and former “Barefooter” Thomas Boblick. Related story
2002: The Poopdeck Platt property, 3.47 acres in downtown Homer acquired by Kachemak Heritage Land Trust through a capital campaign and preserved as parkland. Our office is located on this property. Related story
2004: The Alaska International Education Foundation property, 8.4 acres of open space off Skyline Drive in Homer.
2004: The Cutting property, 30 acres on the Baycrest hill with open space and wildlife habitat values. Related story
2007: The Effler property, 18.1 acres in the Bridge Creek Watershed Protection District at the head of a major tributary to the Bridge Creek reservoir, the domestic water supply for Homer. An accessible boardwalk nature trail was installed in 2014.