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COLT’s weekly land trust news Monday July 31st, 2017 On a recent tour organized by the Blue Mountain Land Trust, ranchers Cheryl and Robert Cosner of Upper Dry Creek Ranch near Weston in Umatilla County discuss their holistic farming techniques, including controlled grazing for their sheep and cattle on their roughly 600-acre operation. Photo by Alfred Diaz Hi Continue Reading »
COLT’s weekly land trust news Monday July 24th, 2017 Crews work to restore the floodplain at the site of old gravel pits near the Willamette River in this drone view looking east. The Nature Conservancy’s Willamette Confluence Preserve work will allow the river to weave into the pits south of Springfield. (Rob Romig/The Register-Guard) Hi everyone, Continue Reading »
Monday July 17th, 2017 Recent news piece from KTVZ in Bend on the passing of OAHP, featuring the one and only Brad Chalfant from the Deschutes Land Trust. Hello folks, Two quick things: First, registration for our August 16th Oregon Conservation Law Forum is now open (here’s the draft agenda). Second: OCF is cool; They want Continue Reading »
COLT’s weekly land trust news Monday July 10th, 2017 If you haven’t heard, the Legislature passed the Oregon Agricultural Heritage Program on Friday! Hello folks, Well, with the 2017 Legislative Session now behind us, we can catch our breath a bit, look back on what we accomplished, and get ready for the work ahead. We put Continue Reading »
COLT’s weekly land trust news Tuesday June 27, 2017 Last Thursday, 35 people join COLT and our partners for our first ever Lobby Day to advocate for the Oregon Agricultural Heritage Program. We met with 70 legislators, and found many new supporters for the program. Check out the great video above about the day, Continue Reading »
COLT’s weekly land trust news Monday June 19, 2017 Last week, the Wallowa Land Trust celebrated their latest project: a donated 52-acre easement on the East Moraine of Wallowa Lake. (Photo (c) David Jensen) Hi everyone, Hope all the dads out there had a great Father’s Day yesterday. A couple of quick legislative matters before moving onto Continue Reading »
COLT’s weekly land trust news Monday June 12, 2017 COLT’s Lobby Day is coming up on June 22nd!! Sign up and come to support the OAHP. Hi everyone, Not much to first highlight here before diving in, so please enjoy this week’s land trust news. All the best, Mike Running Communication and Outreach Manager See past Continue Reading »
COLT’s weekly land trust news Monday June 5, 2017 On June 24th, land trusts across Oregon are hosting events to celebrate (and enjoy!) our collective good work. This is our first Oregon Walk the Land Day. (Check the website by end of this Wednesday for more details; it’s just a placeholder for now. We’ll also follow Continue Reading »
COLT’s weekly land trust news Tuesday May 30th, 2017 Lower Nehalem Community Trust recently announced their “Protect the Edge Lands” acquisition campaign Hi everyone, Hope each of you had a pleasant holiday weekend. Three legislative-related matters before diving into this week’s news: First, last Thursday, the Restoring Recreational Immunity Bill (SB 327), passed out of Continue Reading »