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Kelley's our Executive Director for the Coalition of Oregon Land Trusts and has over 15 years of experience leading collaborative efforts that support conservation.

In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.” ― Margaret Atwood

Coho salmon. Rick Swart/Oregon Deparment of Fish and Wildlife

Press release—Oregon brings home $15m for salmon

By Kelley Beamer / July 30, 2019
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The state of Oregon has secured $15 million for salmon habitat restoration projects throughout the state.

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The Nature Conservancy. Table Rocks. Ben Herndon

Get Outdoors Day 2019 Press Release

By Kendra Manton / May 14, 2019
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Nine land trusts will be hosting 14 events for Get Outdoors Oregon day Saturday, June 1.

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The Nature Conservancy. Western Meadowlark

New data show Oregon has lost farmland every year since 1997

By Torey Mill / April 15, 2019
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For Immediate Release April 15, 2019 Oregon legislators need to step up and help save our farms Contact: Kelley Beamer, Coalition of Oregon Land Trusts: […]

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LWCF House Passage Release

By Kelley Beamer / February 27, 2019
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For Immediate Release February 27, 2019 Congress Overwhelmingly Passes Measure to Permanently Authorize LWCF Contact: Kelley Beamer,, 503-348-9612 Read the LWCF House Passage Release

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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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Get Outdoors Day 2018

By Kendra Manton / May 9, 2018
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For Immediate Release May 09, 2018 One day only: 12 Oregon land trusts welcome the public to events for Get Outdoors Day Twelve land trusts […]

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