October 24, 2016: New grant opportunities, LNCT director news


A beautiful and quintessential Oregon Fall scene, courtesy of the Friends of the Columbia Gorge. Check out their fresh annual report too. 

COLT’s weekly land trust news

Monday October 24th, 2016

Hi folks,

Just a few new items to share with you below, marked as always as NEW along side the on-going opportunities and events.

As the Land Trust Alliance’s annual Rally is taking place this week and weekend, next week’s land trust news will most likely come out on Tuesday. Stay tuned.

Hope to see many of you in Minneapolis who are going to Rally!

Have a good week everyone.


Mike Running
Communication and Outreach Manager

The schedule and locations for the upcoming Oregon Agricultural Heritage Program listening sessions. If you haven’t already, be sure to let Kelley or Mike know if you will be attending one. Thank you!
  • October 24, 6:00 – 8:00 pm: Hillsboro
    • Jackson Bottom Wetlands Building
    • 2600 SW Hillsboro Hwy, Hillsboro, OR 97123
  • October 26, 6:00 – 8:00 pm: Central Point
    • Jackson Soil and Water Conservation District
    • Corp/Vaughn Conference Rooms, 2nd Floor
    • 89 Alder Street, Central Point, OR 97502
  • November 1, 5:00 – 7:00 pm: John Day
    • Grant County Regional Airport, Conference Room, 1st Floor
    • 72000 Airport Road, John Day, Oregon 97845
  • November 2, 5:00 – 7:00 pm: Prineville
    • Room 1868 Event Space
    • 152 NW 4th Street, Prineville, OR 97754
  • November 4, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm: Portland
    • Ecotrust Building, Billy Frank Junior Conference Center, 2nd Floor
    • 721 NW 9th Avenue, Portland, OR 97209

Upcoming grants, deadlines, and events  

Oregon Land Trust News

Lower Nehalem Community Trust’s Executive Director Dale Cramer Burr, pictured here, was honored in 2016 by the Clatsop-Nehalem Confederated Tribes for her contributions to education. The land trust recently announced that Dale is moving on at the end of the yearPhoto by Max Broderick.

Conservation job opportunities

See our website for the latest


LightHawk 2016: Change is in the Air

LightHawk, the nonprofit flight group whose mission is to accelerate conservation success through the powerful perspective of flight, recently released a nice video of some of their accomplishments over the last year.

Upcoming webinars and conferences

Other conservation news and information

Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen of Portlandia fame recently added their voices to the #YesOn99 campaign to bring Outdoor School for All to each 5th and 6th grader in Oregon.