We are proud to announce, that we have renewed our land trust accreditation – proving once again that, as part of a network of over 400 accredited land trusts across the nation, we are committed to professional excellence and to maintaining the public’s trust in its conservation work.
In July, our new members were treated to a delicious brunch under the shade trees at Jacksonville’s historic Beekman House. Enjoy photos of the day!
See highlights from the 2018 Member Picnic and Annual Meeting.
Oredson Todd Woods, a conserved park in Ashland, was abuzz recently with the excited and curious energy of lots of 4th and 5th graders. They left their indoor classrooms for the outdoors to attend our Loving the Land annual student camp. For a wonderful write up of the program, check out the Daily Tidings article by John Darling.
Owners of a conserved property in Takilma located in the East Fork Illinois River Watershed captured some nice footage of a bobcat and Pacific fisher visiting a salmon carcass along a tributary through their land.
This month we are highlighting conserved public-access natural areas in Jacksonville, Ore. We are grateful to the City of Jacksonville, the Jacksonville Woodlands Association, and the selfless volunteers who help protect the lands we love for the people we love. We hope you enjoy this month’s “hike” down memory lane.
This month we are highlighting two conserved public-access properties located in Ashland, Ore. We are grateful to the City of Ashland, the Ashland Woodland & Trails Association, and the countless volunteers who help maintain these incredible natural gems. We hope you enjoy this month’s “hike” down memory lane
Read volunteer documentarian, Crystal Nichols's, full blog post with videos highlighting the intriguing and significant life of coho salmon, its threats and how stream-side landowners can help these "living boomerangs".
During the holidays you may be hanging mistletoe in doorways in anticipation of a kiss. Or perhaps on a winter drive looking out the window you notice leafless oak trees full of green mistletoe balls and wonder if the mistletoe is harming the trees. So, is mistletoe a kiss or a curse?
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.