Sept 12, 2016 – weekly land trust news



This gorgeous photo of the Metolius Preserve in evening light was captured by Jay Mather, and can also be found on Deschutes Land Trust’s website. As part of our upcoming board meeting, we’ll be touring DLT’s Metolius Preserve this coming Friday.

COLT’s weekly land trust news

Monday, Sept. 12th, 2016

Greetings land trusters!

We’re gearing up around the office for our board meeting this Thursday and Friday at Camp Sherman. We’re looking forward to seeing those of you who can make it and spending time in community toward our collective work and vision.

A few things to share in preparation for our meeting:

As always, we hope this finds you well! Please be in touch with any questions or concerns.


Upcoming grants, deadlines, and events  


Glenn Lamb from Columbia Land Trust talks with Deek Heykamp from Next Adventure about Outdoor School For All’s Yes On 99 campaign.

Oregon Land Trust News

Conservation job opportunities

See our website for the latest

  • Nisqually Land Trust is seeking a Development Manager. NEW
    • Nisqually Land Trust is also seeking to fill their Administrative Assistant position. NEW
    • NLT will review applications for both positions starting Sept. 23rd until the Oct. 7th deadline for filling the positions.  
  • Rural Voices for Conservation Coalition is seeking a Program Associate. Applications due by COB, Sun, Sept. 25thNEW
  • Wallowa Resources is seeking applicants for their Wallowa Canyonlands Partnership Coordinator position. Applications due Mon, Sept. 26th.  
  • Lake County Resources Initiative is seeking a new Associate Director. Applications due Fri, Sept. 30th. NEW

Upcoming webinars and conferences


Ackerson Meadow, Yosemite National Park’s newest addition thanks to a generous donation from The Trust For Public Land. Photo by Robb Hirsch.

Other conservation news and information

What is the Federal Land Transaction Facilitation Act (FLTFA)? The Conservation Fund recently released this 2-minute video about protecting western land.

From Oregon Zoo’s Facebook page: Over the past few weeks, Oregon silverspot butterflies have laid more than 1,150 tiny, jewel-like eggs at our butterfly lab. Each one is a chance to help save this imperiled pollinator.