Portland & North Willamette Valley

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.
A Better Understanding
Executive Director Glenn Lamb reflects on natural spaces within city limits and creating a more inclusive and understanding environment.
Ahead of the Game
Lacamas Lake project in Camas, WA will protect 100 acres of land and brings a future of trails and recreational opportunities.
Designs for Nature
Creative signs designed by a PNCA student bring outdoor education to an urban forest in SW Portland.