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Karsyn is COLT's Conservation Program Manager.

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Forest Legacy Program Protects Oregon’s Forest Lands

By Karsyn Kendrick / April 3, 2024
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Oregon is home to some of the world’s most productive forests. The Forest Legacy Program brings important funds for land trusts to help protect Oregon’s forest lands.

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Press release—Oregon Farms & Ranch Lands Receive Critical Investment This Session

By Kelsey Kuhnhausen / March 13, 2024
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Oregon legislature approved $5.8M for the Oregon Agricultural Heritage Program (OAHP), which will protect Oregon’s critical farm and ranch lands.

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Press release—Recreational Immunity Safeguarded in Oregon

By Kelsey Kuhnhausen / March 11, 2024
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Lawmakers closed a critical loophole, safeguarding recreational immunity and ensuring that Oregonians will continue to have access to recreation.

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Shaping a More Just Future: An Interview With Anna-Liza Victory

By Kelsey Kuhnhausen / November 30, 2023
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Anna-Liza Victory is the Oregon Land Justice Project Manager for the Coalition of Oregon Land Trusts, and a citizen of Cherokee Nation.

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Stewarding the Land for People

By Kelsey Kuhnhausen / November 20, 2023
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Matt McClean of Forest Park Conservancy’s approach to caring for the land is about finding balance—between planting for a changing climate and drawing from traditions.

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Building Connection to Land & Culture: An Interview with Amanda Craig

By Kelsey Kuhnhausen / November 7, 2023
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Amanda Craig is the Oregon Project Manager for the Trust for Public Lands’ Oregon Rural Schoolyards Program and a citizen of The Confederated Tribes of the Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians.

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