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Kelsey is COLT's Communications Manager.

Celebrate Earth Day with COLT

By Kelsey Kuhnhausen / April 7, 2022
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April is Earth Month, and this year we’re proud to team up with more than 70 nonprofits across the state to celebrate Earth Day Oregon on April 22!

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Protecting Oregon’s Drinking Water Sources

By Michelle Smith / March 22, 2022
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New guide is a resource for communities, water providers, land trusts, and other conservation partners in how to use voluntary land conservation to secure community drinking water sources.

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Press release—Legislature approves $5 million to save Oregon farms

By Kelsey Kuhnhausen / March 4, 2022
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A coalition of farmers, ranchers and conservation advocates praised the Oregon Legislature today for approving $5 million for the Oregon Agricultural Heritage Program (OAHP) – the first appropriation to the program since it was signed into law in 2017. 

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We’re Hiring: Conservation Program Manager + Operations Manager

By Kelsey Kuhnhausen / February 11, 2022
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COLT is growing! We’re hiring two new positions to support our mission to serve and strengthen the land trust community in Oregon: a Conservation Program Manager and an Operations Manager.

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Central Oregon. Photo Credit: Lonnie Gorsline, Shutterstock

Our priorities for the 2022 legislative session

By Kelsey Kuhnhausen / February 1, 2022
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This year, we’re advocating for programs and policies that protect working farms and ranches and deepen Oregon’s investment in natural climate solutions.

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The Oregon I Am Film

Watch Now: The Oregon I Am Film

By Kelsey Kuhnhausen / December 21, 2021
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COLT’s new film is an 8 minute mosaic of more than 50 stories of connection, appreciation, and adventure from across the state.

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