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Jud Parsons – from the Southern Oregon Land Conservancy

In 2013, the Southern Oregon Land Conservancy gave our Conservation Award to a person who is very special to our organization: Jud Parsons. Jud has continually emphasized retention, protection and promotion of wildlife habitat and protection of riparian and water resources on the lands under his care. Maintaining the historical legacy of his grandfather and  Continue Reading »

Southern Oregon and McKenzie Land Trust

In 2013 Southern Oregon Land Conservancy gave our Conservation Award to a person who is very special to our organization: Jud Parsons. Jud has continually emphasized retention, protection and promotion of wildlife habitat and protection of riparian and water resources on the lands under his care. Maintaining the historical legacy of his grandfather and many  Continue Reading »

Klamath Lake

Caledonia Ranch – Working to preserve a woodland treasure. The Caledonia Ranch along Upper Klamath Lake in south central Oregon represents one of the last remaining stands of Oregon white oak in the southern part of the state, east of the Cascades. These oak woodlands represent perhaps the most important habitat for terrestrial migratory birds  Continue Reading »

Greenbelt Land Trust

A Hilltop Legacy There could be worse legacies than a bald hilltop with a stunning view preserved for all to enjoy.  As she recalls how that legacy began, Meg Campbell’s blue eyes twinkle.  We meet for lunch at the local bakery as the spring rains rattle the windows and begin to split open the buds  Continue Reading »

Friends of the Columbia Gorge Land Trust

Columbia Gorge Conservation Hero Barbara Robinson is an unconventional conservation hero. She is not on the staff or board of any land trust, she cannot write big checks and she doesn’t have a rolodex of friends who can write big checks. But through persistence, deep botanical knowledge and a sheer love of land, Barbara has  Continue Reading »

Deschutes Land Trust

Back in 2000, when the Deschutes Land Trust was only five years old, a few dedicated volunteers gathered to plan educational tours of the newly acquired Camp Polk Meadow Preserve. The developed a tour route and determined the best way to share the human and natural history of the meadow. That year they led a  Continue Reading »