210 Acres in Oregon preserved for public and habitat with support from Land and Water Conservation Fund

The project is the result of collaboration between Wild Rivers Land Trust, Craft3, Meyer Memorial Trust and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service PORT ORFORD (January 4, 2017) – Today, community-based Wild Rivers Land Trust announced the completion of the final step to preserve 210 acres of forestland containing hiking trails, salmon-bearing streams and prime  Continue Reading »

Wild Rivers Land Trust and Nonprofit Lender Craft3 Announce Deal to Conserve Critical At-Risk Ecosystem for Outdoor Recreation and Habitat Conservation

PRESS RELEASE MAY 23, 2016 CONTACTS: Wild Rivers Land Trust – Jerry Becker, (541) 366-1151, jerry@wildriverslandtrust.org Craft3 – Jennifer Janda, (888) 231-2170 x 205, jjanda@craft3.org Acquisition of 160-acre “Purple Mountain” tract made possible with capital from Meyer Memorial Trust PORT ORFORD – Today, community-based Wild Rivers Land Trust and nonprofit lender Craft3 closed on a  Continue Reading »

Wild Rivers Land Trust names Crombie executive director

The World (Coos Bay) – April 27, 2015 PORT ORFORD — Howard Crombie has joined Wild Rivers Land Trust as executive director. He will assume management of the land trust’s operations and adopt responsibility for implementing the organization’s strategic plan For the past fifteen years, the executive director/conservation director position was held by Jerry Becker,  Continue Reading »


Founding Director Jerry Becker Becomes Full-time Conservation Director PORT ORFORD, Ore., (March 25, 2015) – The board of directors and the staff of Wild Rivers Land Trust (WRLT) are pleased to announce a new Executive Director has joined their team. Effective immediately, Howard Crombie will assume management of Land Trust operations, as well as adopt responsibility  Continue Reading »

Good stewards of creation along the Coquille

May 10th, 2014 CAMP BOARD JOINS WITH WILD RIVERS LAND TRUST TO PROTECT FOREST Camp Myrtlewood’s long awaited conservation easement slated for October, 2014! In an exquisite combination of long-term visioning, serendipity, divine grace, and human generosity, Camp Myrtlewood and the Oregon/Washington District of the Church of the Brethren have signed a memo of understanding  Continue Reading »

Wild Rivers Land Trust Purchases Coastal Forest Property

  Curry County Reporter – Wild Rivers Coast Heritage Land Trust purchases McGribble Tract – Published 2/24/2014 – PORT ORFORD — Wild Rivers Land Trust, a local nonprofit organization specializing in voluntary conservation of working forests, farms and ranches, has announced the acquisition of McGribble Tract from Roseburg Resources Company. Led by the Land Trust’s  Continue Reading »