Land trusts are a key part of the conservation story here in Oregon. Working with private, voluntary landowners from the coast to the high desert, valleys to ridge-tops across the state, land trusts play a vital role in keeping Oregon a special place.
To better tell the land trust story, we have assembled Oregon’s first State of the Lands report, examining the collective impact of our 19 member land trusts. With statistics and stories, the report conveys the diverse work of land trusts in local communities around Oregon.
This first annual look at the work of land trusts in Oregon brings the statistics to life with stories of families, farmers, and community partners coming together with land trusts to help conserve our state’s rich natural heritage.
We invite you to explore the report, getting to know the people and organizations involved in Oregon’s land trust movement.
The Coalition of Oregon Land Trusts graciously thanks the Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board, through our partnership with the Network of Oregon Watershed Councils and the Oregon Association of Conservation Districts, and the Land Trust Alliance for their generous support of this report.