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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

TNC Gary Grossman

Oregon LWCF celebration Aug 20th

By Kelley Beamer / August 13, 2020
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Mark your calendars! Join Oregon leaders in celebrating the passage of the Great American Outdoors Act (LWCF) on a Zoom video call on Aug 20 at noon, PST

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Oregon's Tom McCall

LWCF signed into law

By Kelley Beamer / August 4, 2020
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It’s an exciting morning! The Great American Outdoors Act was just signed into law! Watch our “thank you” video for more!

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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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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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Columbia Land Trust by Albert Berstein

Huge News on LWCF

By Kelley Beamer / February 12, 2019

One great piece of news! Today, the US Senate passed a bill 92-8 that permanently reauthorizes the Land and Water Conservation Fund  This is a […]

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