Weekly land trust enews

Each Monday, COLT sends out news, opportunities, and other pertinent information for Oregon’s land trust community. If you’d like to receive this weekly email, please fill out this form. For past emails, we archive them here on our website below.

March 13, 2017: OAHP gets a bill, Celebrating land trust women, and more

    COLT’s weekly land trust news Monday March 13, 2017 On Wednesday March 8th, COLT celebrated International Women’s Day by honoring these women land trust leaders in Oregon. Along with the dozens of other women who work from stewardship to outreach to policy, we are truly fortunate in Oregon to have such amazing women in  Continue Reading »

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March 6, 2017: Spotlight on Chalfant, new grant opps, and more

  COLT’s weekly land trust news Monday March 6, 2017 North Coast Land Conservancy has a great new blog post, Shaping the Coastal Edge. This photo from Neal Maine look south from Ecola Point north of Cannon Beach, showing the horizon of the Coastal Edge. Happy (and somewhat snowy) Monday everyone, Many thanks to the board members who  Continue Reading »

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February 27, 2017: Whychus gift, Land Camp keynotes, and more

    COLT’s weekly land trust news Monday February 27, 2017     The Deschutes Land Trust announced last week that they received the largest gift to-date in their Campaign for Whychus Creek: $530,000 from Tom and Janet Montag. Great news, and great work.       Hi everyone, Not much to offer in this preface to  Continue Reading »

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February 20, 2017: Revised S&P’s, the Elliott, free stuff from TNC, and more

  COLT’s weekly land trust news Monday February 20, 2017 A Great Blue Heron helping to keep the invasive bullfrog population in check. A super shot by Jim Anderson, shared on Deschutes Land Trust’s Facebook page this week. Hi everyone, A few things first off: The Nature Conservancy of Oregon has a map case and a wood  Continue Reading »

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February 13, 2017: Rec Immunity bills, Land Camp registration and more

  COLT’s weekly land trust news Monday February 13, 2017 Northwest Land Camp registration is now open! Hi everyone, As mentioned last week, during this legislative session, COLT will be sharing information and news regarding the bills we are tracking. This week, we wanted to bring your attention to two proactive measures COLT and our partners are  Continue Reading »

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February 6, 2017: Feb 22nd legislative breakfast, Bird conservation opps and more

  COLT’s weekly land trust news Monday February 6, 2017 Recent aerial photo(s) of Greenbelt Land Trust’s Harkens Lake floodplain restoration projects during winter high water events on the Willamette River. Photo by River Design Group. Hi everyone, The 2017 Oregon Legislative Session officially began last week, and COLT (along with a number of partner organizations) will  Continue Reading »

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January 30, 2017: Beaver Tales, #SuperbOwl, and more

  COLT’s weekly land trust news Monday January 30th, 2017 Good reflections today from Columbia Land Trust’s Facebook page: “Of all the questions which can come before this nation, short of the actual preservation of its existence in a great war, there is none which compares in importance with the great central task of leaving this land  Continue Reading »

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January 23, 2017: TNC’s Conserving Nature’s Stage, Zinke hearing, and more

  COLT’s weekly land trust news Monday January 23rd, 2017 Good words, from Gary Snyder and the North Coast Land Conservancy. Hi folks, Couple of things before heading into this week’s news and info. A quick reminder about COLT’s upcoming free webinar on NRCS’s Regional Conservation Partnership Program in Oregon, this Wednesday the 25th from 12-2pm. If  Continue Reading »

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January 16, 2017: RCPP applications, New webinars, and more

    COLT’s weekly land trust news Monday January 16th, 2017 Even though they were closed much the week because of the snow, a staff person captured this lovely photo Columbia Land Trust’s offices in historic Fort Vancouver last week. Hi folks, Hope everyone has been faring fairly well over the last week. We are still iced over in  Continue Reading »

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January 9, 2017: RCPP webinar, WRLT and KLLT in the news, and more 

  COLT’s weekly land trust news Monday January 9th, 2017 They did it!! Southern Oregon Land Conservancy exceeded their 18-month fundraising goal of $3.5 million by December 31, 2016. This will allow them to acquire (and steward) the 352-acre Rogue River Preserve. Congratulations! Hi everyone. First off, a short announcement for an upcoming webinar the Coalition of Oregon  Continue Reading »

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