November 24, 2014 – weekly land trust news

Action Alerts

Grants, deadlines, and timely opportunities

  • On December 3rd from 11am-12:30pm (PST), the Land Trust Alliance will hold a free webinar for LTA members on how to Create a Strategic Communications Plan. Click here more information and to register.
  • Through the Nonprofit Association of Oregon, receive graduate level training for a team of your organization’s leaders who will learn to design and execute evaluation strategies to prove and improve your work. Project Impact PDX: Building Our Capacity to Prove & Improve. Applications are due by December 12, 2014. Learn more here.
  • The next COLT Board meeting is set for January 28th and 29th (Thurs and Fri) in Astoria. More details forthcoming.
  • The next OWEB Board meeting is also in Astoria on January 27th and 28th (Tues and Wed). Watch for the upcoming agenda and staff reports.

Land trust news around the state

  • COLT and Oregon Rangeland Trust featured in ODFW’s Conservation Strategy Newsletter.
  • Ducks Unlimited secures a $1 million NAWCA grant to conserve Willamette Valley wetlands in Washington, Polk, Marion, Benn, Linn and Lane counties.
  • Long-time Greenbelt Land Trust board member and conservation advocate, Betty Griffiths, passes away.

Job opportunities

Misc. news and information