Overnight Camp Out Work Party a Great Success

On April 20th, 10 intrepid Keepers of the Patos Light Volunteers arrived on Patos Island, courtesy of Washing State Parks, for an overnight Camp Out. Trails were cut back, grass was weed whipped, campsites were cleaned and the annual blackberry … Continue reading

Patos Island Lighthouse Reopening Memorial Day Weekend!

Our beloved lighthouse will be reopening for the season Memorial Day Weekend, May 27-29th!  A work party crew is going over on Thursday the 25th to spiff up the trails and campsites and a docent crew will head out on … Continue reading

Lighthouse Birthday Party!!!

It’s official! We will be having the lighthouse’s 123rd Birthday Party on August 21st from 1-3 PM. We have hired a boat from Outer Island Expeditions which will take 30 people over to Patos for the celebration. The boat will … Continue reading

Parvin Baharloo, Board Member and Human Extraordinaire

Our wonderful Board Member, volunteer, and extraordinary woman died on Saturday June 26th, 2016 from brain cancer. She will be so missed. She was a wonderful member of our Keepers Team over the past few years; volunteering on work parties … Continue reading

Patos Lighthouse to be Closed for Upkeep and Repairs

Notice: Patos Lighthouse will be closed due to upkeep and repairs from May 15th to July 1st. Here is the information from BLM’s Nick Teague: Here is some of the work that we are planning to have accomplished on Patos … Continue reading

Spring/Summer Volunteer Opportunities on Patos Island

The early birds get the places on the boat! KOPL sponsored Work parties will start in April, with a work party scheduled to follow each month through September. Weekend(+)Docent Stays will start Memorial Day weekend through mid/late September, Book now … Continue reading

Patos Island in the News!

http://www.islandsweekly.com/news/337132171.html   Lopez Youth hard at work all summer LICC with SJICC at Patos Island Lighthouse — image credit: Contributed photo 0     inShare0 Oct 26, 2015 at 9:03AM by Emmett J. Lawrence The Lopez Island Conservation Corps had another … Continue reading

September 15th Work Party Cancelled….

Parks is having issues again with their boats and I cannot in good conscience keep you good volunteers hanging. Suzanna, please notify your friend with my apologies. If the work party is rescheduled, you all will be the first to … Continue reading