Enjoy Public Access Natural Areas

Explore many miles of well-kept trails close to town. Rich in history, wildlife and wildflowers, rest assured, these conserved natural areas will always be natural areas.

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Oredson-Todd Woods & Siskiyou Mtn. Park

Ashland, OR

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Jacksonville Woodlands


Jacksonville, OR

Significant Wildlife Habitat Conserved

Home to oak woodlands, evergreen forest, chaparral and meadows, Stan Dean and Katharine Bronwen's property is a haven for special status wildlife and plants. We welcomed their motivation to conserve their land with a new conservation agreement that added to the 2,035 acres already protected in our Colestin-Siskiyou Summit Focus Area.

Read more about this 160-acre project and the couple who made it happen

Rogue River Preserve: Conserved Forever!

Thanks to tremendous community support, we reached our goal to purchase and manage a magnificent 352-acre property along the Rogue River. We actively manage the property to maintain its rich natural and cultural heritage, serving as a model for land stewardship. Join us for a hike or stewardship day soon.

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The Rogue River Preserve includes vernal pool meadows, oak woodlands, a riparian forest and a 40-acre island. Photo by Jim Harper.


Southern Oregon Land Conservancy works cooperatively with landowners and communities to save our region's special places for today, tomorrow, and beyond. 

For People. For nature. Forever.


Banner image: East Fork Illinois Valley. Lee Webb photo.
Rotating gallery images: Bohemian Waxwing, Frank Lospalluto; Rogue River Preserve wildflower hike, Evan Barrientos; Rogue River Preserve family hike, Mike Potts.