Portland & North Willamette Valley

Traveling Upstream
Executive Director Glenn Lamb checks in on the efforts of the Land Trust's Conservation Agenda, and shares major priorities that lie ahead.
[Guest Story] Watching the Backyard
A backyard habitat member shares his joy of restoring habitat as a retired ecologist struggling with a recent illness, and the power gardens can have on young minds.
Planting Zen Volunteer Day
Roll up your sleeves alongside the Land Trust's Emerging Leaders Council at NE Portland's Dharma Rain Zen Center for a day of backyard habitat restoration.
Backyard Continued
The Backyard Habitat Certification Program announces its expansion into more area of Clackamas County.
Hear the Cranes Come
A farming experiment is benefiting endangered sandhill cranes and could establish new research for crane conservation in the Northwest.
Spider Whisperer
One of the region’s only spider scientists recently visited Land Trust property and we got the lowdown on spider legend versus spider fact, and how to care for your local spider cluster.
An Unlikely Story
Jenny Bruso, self-identified fat, femme, queer, writer, and hiker, is challenging the outdoor world.
Species Spotlight: Moles
Moles are the bane of tidy lawns owners and golf course keepers, but these unloved critters offer more than meets the eye.