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Climate Public Hearings Schedule

By Kelley Beamer / February 10, 2019
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Climate HB2020 public hearings Here’s the schedule and consider attending one of the upcoming meetings! SALEM: Friday, February 15, 2019, 1:00-3:00 PM (sign up starting […]

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OWEB Approves OAHP Rules

By Kelley Beamer / January 15, 2019
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For Immediate Release January 15, 2019 State Board Approves Administrative Rules For Oregon’s New Agricultural Heritage Program To Protect Important Farm And Ranch Lands. Contact:Kelley […]

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LWCF Event a Success!

By Kelley Beamer / April 25, 2018
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Thank you for celebrating Land & Water Conservation in Oregon! Huge thank you to The Nature Conservancy, Oregon Outdoors, KEEN, friends and partners for an inspiring #SaveLWCF event. The Land and […]

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On September 19, 2017, Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed the OAHP legislation, supporting working lands protections for our state’s farmers and ranchers. Pictured include Chief co-sponsors Rep. Brian Clem (center) and Rep. Brad Witt (fourth from right). The others pictured represent the key organizations who crafted the legislation: Jerome Rosa from the Oregon Cattlemen’s Association, Kelley Beamer with the Coalition of Oregon Land Trusts, Meta Loftsgaarden with the Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board, Dylan Kruse with Sustainable Northwest, Mary Ann Cooper with the Oregon Farm Bureau, Jason Miner and Laurie Aunan with the Governor’s Office, and Jim Desmond from the The Nature Conservancy.

Governor Signs OAHP

By Kelley Beamer / September 25, 2017
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Governor Kate Brown Signs Oregon Agricultural Heritage Program Salem, Oregon (September 19, 2017): At a signing ceremony today, Governor Kate Brown put her support behind […]

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Reps. Witt and Buehler join OAHP partners at the June 22, 2017 Lobby Day

2017 Oregon Legislative Session Wrap Up

By Kelley Beamer / July 10, 2017
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End of 2017 Oregon Legislative Session Update (July 10, 2017) The 2017 Oregon Legislative Session ended with many successes for the land trust community. Since the […]

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OAHP Passes Legislature

By Kelley Beamer / July 7, 2017
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For Immediate Release July 07, 2017 Oregon’s First Voluntary Farm Protection Program Passes Legislature Today, the Oregon House and Senate passed a landmark bill launching […]

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