LCWF President Budget

For Immediate Release

February 10, 2016

President requests maximum conservation funding, boosting conservation in Oregon.

Contact: Kelley Beamer,, 503-348-9612

President Obama released his proposed 2017 budget to congress yesterday, calling for millions of new dollars in new funding to support more than a dozen conservation projects in Oregon. Obama’s budget proposal is part of the administration’s strategy to secure full and permanent funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund at $900 million per year.

Read the LWCF President Budget Release

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Kelley Beamer

Kelley Beamer

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

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