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 travelled or took time last week to join our board meeting on Thursday the 2nd. We had good discussions on everything from conservation under the new administration, to our collective communications strategies, to COLT’s legislative priorities, and more. Plus, it is always good to gather together.

Regarding the 2017 Oregon Legislative Session, starting with next Monday’s e-news we will begin to share a weekly spreadsheet of bills COLT is tracking that impact the work of land trusts. So stay tuned.

For those who have been hoping to attend Land Camp but haven’t either registered or applied for a scholarship, registration is unfortunately already full. We are taking names for a wait list, as there may still be a few spots available.

Finally, there was quite a bit of ancillary conservation news that came across our cyber desks last week, much of which can be found below, along with a few new grant opportunities as well. Enjoy!

Wishing you all a good week.

All the best,

Mike Running
Communication and Outreach Manager
See past weekly news from COLT

Oregon Land Trust News

Deschutes Land Trust’s executive director Brad Chalfant was recently featured in Bend’s Source Weekly.

Upcoming grants and deadlines

New opportunities:

Upcoming opportunities

Fascinating and interactive data from on people’s perception of climate change. from Yale Climate Opinion Maps 2016

Upcoming webinars,
conferences and events

New events:

Upcoming events:

Conservation job opportunities

New job openings:
  • The Southern Oregon Land Conservancy is looking for their new Executive Director (Ashland) – deadline is March 31st or until filled
    • Long-time director Diane Garcia will retire on June 30th.
  • Columbia Land Trust is looking for a Land Steward intern (due April 7th) and Seasonal Field Assistant (March 30th)
Current job opportunities: 

Other conservation news
and information

Current articles from this week:

Past articles:


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