Category Archives: Stewardship

2019 Legislative Wrap-Up

The 80th Oregon legislative session was turbulent and challenging for wetland conservation.  While we can’t declare 2019 a victory for wetland and water conservation, with the help of our community and partners,  there was a  heightened awareness in Salem  of  the critical role wetlands play in cleaning and recharging our water supply and mitigating climate change.

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Affected Generation

Since fourth grade taking action on climate change has been my passion. Although I am still a Freshman, my climate activism has changed from a simple blog to my co-founded organization Affected Generation. For the past years, I have worked alongside Jeremy Clark to be leaders and organize some of the largest youth climate events

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Highlights of the 2019 Central Coast Tour

The interconnections of wetlands with forests, streams and estuaries were ably demonstrated by conservationists and landowners during a tour of the Beaver Creek and Yaquina River watersheds.  Led by TWC’s Esther Lev and Paul Englemeyer, an entourage of a dozen friends of TWC visited multiple wetland, upland and estuary sites that were in various stages

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Listening to our Community

It is not often that you get to gather a group of people with no connection to each other, for a conversation, and listen to them talk.  Over the past 6 weeks, The Coalition of Oregon Land Trusts (COLT) and its member land trusts have done just that.  It was an opportunity to listen and

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