The Nisqually Land Trust used a grant to preserve 185 acres along the Wilcox Reach of the Nisqually River, near Yelm in Pierce County. This property is one of the last large undeveloped shoreline properties on the Nisqually River. Prior to protection, this forested area was at risk of development for up to 37 homes. The project protects shoreline habitat and also connects two substantial blocks of permanently protected Nisqually River shoreline.