Our dear friend, Al Buck, passed away peacefully on September 25, 2017. Al was a loyal and generous member for over 15 years. He loved to volunteer too, serving on our Lands Committee and Trustee Council, and as a monthly office volunteer, getting our renewal letters out every month.
We are proud to say, “We did it!” Thanks to Katharine Bronwen and Stan Dean, we are honored to add their 160-acre property to our SOLC family of protected lands.
With their bold colors and impressive aerial displays, dragonflies have stolen the hearts of many. Read Karen Hussey's Dragonfly article for factoids, photos and videos about the superpowers of dragonflies. Find out why oding is called oding, how they catch their food with a basket, and tips on how to protect and create habitat for these special critters.
Well “Hope’ is the thing with feathers as Emily Dickinson wrote in a poem AND hope is also furry small buzzing bodies. We all can help the bumble bee. Here’s how.
Mark Freeman of the Mail Tribune featured our latest conservation project, the Rogue River Preserve, and our campaign chair, Patrick Duffy, and how he is helping Conserve the Heart of the Rogue.
Does the name Bobby Ewing ring a bell? Perhaps you watched the TV series Dallas back in the 1970s and 80s? If you did, you may recall Patrick Duffy, who starred as Bobby Ewing alongside Larry...
There’s great support in our community for conservation. From our members and volunteers to local agencies and businesses, we are not alone in the Rogue River region when it comes to enjoying and preserving the great outdoors.
On an overcast mid-January day, I joined a group of volunteers led by Molly Morison of the Nature Conservancy on behalf of the Southern Oregon Land Conservancy in search of the vernal pool fairy shrimp.
Despite threats that exist at the Rogue River Preserve, a rare snake persists. While Peter and Colin were surveying this special property, they uncovered a rare reptile, a juvenile Common Kingsnake. Read more about the Common Kingsnake as well as some of the other reptile species spotted at the Rogue River Preserve from Peter Kleinhenz's report