In memoriam: Joselin Matkins

On Jan. 8, a rising land trust star fell from the Idaho sky.

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Photo by DJ Glisson, II / Firefly Imageworks
January 14, 2021
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In memoriam: Barry Lopez

For over 50 years, writer Barry Lopez made his home in western Oregon, upslope and in line of sight with the McKenzie River.

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Photo courtesy of Tim Giraudier/Beautiful Oregon
January 13, 2021
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Catch up on NRCS updates

As you gear up for the year, be sure to check out some upcoming opportunities to learn the ins and outs of the Agricultural Land Easement Program.

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Image by eluxirphoto from Pixabay
January 12, 2021
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500 reasons to love Colorado

One of Colorado's most iconic natural sights is the deep yellow glow of our autumn aspen leaves.  Aspen trees share a root system with their nearby brethren, and although they might seem like separate organisms, they are truly one living thing. The whole is greater than the sum of its parts.

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Photo courtesy of Colorado Open Lands
January 11, 2021
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New year, new grant opportunities

There is an old adage that with a new year comes new opportunities. And while 2021 has only just begun, our community is expected to have another stellar year thanks in part to federal funding opportunities such as the North American Wetlands Conservation Act Grants Program.

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Blue-winged teals / Photo by Clayton Ferrell, USFWS
January 08, 2021
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Grant opportunity for land trusts expands

Across the past four years, the Cornell Land Trust Bird Conservation Initiative grant program has awarded $245,000 through 22 grants in 18 states to facilitate amazing projects that have accelerated and amplified bird conservation and land stewardship on land trust properties.

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Photo courtesy of Mississippi Valley Conservancy
January 07, 2021
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