May 22, 2017: #mywetland photos, State of the Lands celebration, and more


COLT’s weekly land trust news

Monday May 22nd, 2017

As part of National Wetlands Month, The Wetlands Conservancy is holding their annual #mywetland photo contest. They’ve already received some beauties, like the one above nearby the Ridgefield Canal by Emily Miller.
Check out some more pics on TWC’s Facebook page

Hi everyone,

We were very pleased with the great turnout last week at our State of the Lands release party at Migration Brewing here in Portland. Many thanks to everyone who came!

So onward to this week’s land trust news.

All the best,

Mike Running
Communication and Outreach Manager
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Our latest bill tracking sheet for the 2017 legislative session. Note that the OAHP bill has an informational hearing scheduled for June 7th before the Senate Environment and Natural Resource Committee.
We’ll send more details next week when it is confirmed, so stay tuned.

State of the Lands
release party was a hit!

Many thanks to the members, friends, and partners who came out to celebrate the release of our 3rd annual State of the Lands report last Thursday, May 18th. The turnout was excellent, and we enjoyed sharing the stories and successes in the report with everyone. Check COLT’s Facebook page for more photos.

Oregon Land Trust News

Kevin Gorman with Washington Governor Jay Inslee. The Friends of the Columbia Gorge Land Trust is in the final stages of purchasing 160 acres of privately owned land abutting the refuge for $1.8 million, allowing them to extend an existing hiking trail and protect nearly a mile of river shoreline. Photo Dawn Feldhaus/Post-Record

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