COLT Releases State of the Lands report – 2014

The Coalition of Oregon Land Trusts recently released Oregon’s first State of the Lands report celebrating the collective impact of the coalition’s 19 member land trusts:

Great land trust meeting with Sen. Ron Wyden

On Thursday, October 16th, 2014, 23 people from Oregon’s land trust community representing 12 different organizations, along with key business leaders in Oregon, met with our state’s senior Senator, Ron Wyden. The Coalition of Oregon Land Trusts had requested the meeting with the Senator to thank him for all his efforts to support conservation in  Continue Reading »

Land Trusts as a Sign of American Vitality

Originally posted on by G. Tracy Mehan, III; May 22, 2014 The growth of the private land trust movement in the United States has often been cited as a premier example of Alexis de Tocqueville’s insight regarding the American genius for forming voluntary associations to achieve common goals, avoiding both the perils of hyper-individualism and an  Continue Reading »