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Kelsey is COLT's Communications Manager.

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Press Release—Report: Land conservation crucial to combating climate change in Oregon

By Kelsey Kuhnhausen / September 20, 2021
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A new report from the Oregon Global Warming Commission details how Oregon can increase the amount of carbon stored on natural and working lands, and thus meet its climate change goals. 

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Press release — “The Oregon I Am” map launches Earth Day

By Kelley Beamer / April 22, 2021
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“Many of their properties, or properties they’ve helped conserve, have been open to the public for years. But only now have they been compiled in one place.” – Kelley Beamer

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The Nature Conservancy. Table Rocks. Ben Herndon

Press release—Congress passes landmark bill to fund LWCF

By Kelley Beamer / July 22, 2020
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BREAKING NEWS: The House just passed the Great American Outdoors Act which fully and permanently funds LWCF!

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Arrowleaf balsamroot on the East Morraine

Press release—US Senate Passes Landmark Conservation Bill

By Torey Mill / June 17, 2020
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The Great American Outdoors Act clears the U.S. Senate, paving the way for passage in the House.

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Owens Farm at Greenbelt Land Trust

Press release—Celebrate Get Outdoors Oregon Day 2020

By Kelley Beamer / May 27, 2020
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Land trusts unveil a library of outdoor activities you can enjoy from home, to celebrate Get Outdoors Oregon Day on June 6, 2020.

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Governor Kate Brown visits Deschutes Land Trust property

Press release—Governor Brown visits local land trust

By Kelley Beamer / October 18, 2019
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Governor Kate Brown and First Gentleman, Dan Little, visited Whychus Canyon Preserve with Deschutes Land Trust, Latino Outdoors and Coalition of Oregon Land Trusts.

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