State of the Lands 2016

Send us an email if you’d like a hard copy of the report; we are happy to mail one your way for free. The Coalition of Oregon Land Trusts is pleased to share our 2016 State of the Lands report, our annual celebration of the great work and collective impact of our member land trusts.  Continue Reading »

Greenies, ranchers find common ground in Harney County

Created on Tuesday, 21 June 2016 02:00 | Written by Esther Lev – original source article Editor’s note: With all the recent talk about conflict between ranchers and environmentalists in Harney County, Esther Lev, executive director of The Wetlands Conservancy in Portland, has a different take on the issue.Four years ago, four Harney County ranchers  Continue Reading »

The Wetlands Conservancy has a fancy new website

Click the image to peruse The Wetlands Conservancy’s great new website.

Meeting with Representative Suzanne Bonamici

Thursday January 15th, 2015 – Today, COLT staff and members of The Nature Conservancy of Oregon and The Wetlands Conservancy met with Representative Suzanne Bonamici to share stories and priorities around conservation in Oregon. The Congresswoman’s district includes Clatsop, Columbia, Washington, and Yamhill Counties, Southwest Portland and part of Multnomah County. Among the Congresswoman’s committees, Rep. Bonamici is the  Continue Reading »

Great land trust meeting with Sen. Ron Wyden

On Thursday, October 16th, 2014, 23 people from Oregon’s land trust community representing 12 different organizations, along with key business leaders in Oregon, met with our state’s senior Senator, Ron Wyden. The Coalition of Oregon Land Trusts had requested the meeting with the Senator to thank him for all his efforts to support conservation in  Continue Reading »

Esther Lev of The Wetlands Conservancy receives 2014 National Wetlands Award

The Coalition of Oregon Land Trusts is very proud to announce that Esther Lev, Executive Director of The Wetlands Conservancy recently received the 2014 National Wetlands Award from the Environmental Law Institute. For their nice write up on Esther, please see this link. This prestigious award is a testimony to Esther’s over 30-years of collaborative  Continue Reading »