Land conservancy buys land to protect Lake Serene Trail

Everett Herald

Forterra says it closed last month on its purchase of land near Gold Bar from Weyerhaeuser.

SEATTLE — A Seattle-based land conservancy has purchased 0.3 square miles of land from a timber company to preserve the popular Lake Serene Trail.

The Seattle Times reported that a Friday news release from the nonprofit Forterra says it closed last month on its purchase from Weyerhaeuser.

Forterra organized a fundraiser to purchase the land when Weyerhaeuser said it planned to log in the area and close the trail east of Gold Bar.

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