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Conserving Whychus Creek: a home builder's perspective

Conserving Whychus Creek: a home builder's perspective

Posted by Sarah Mowry at Jan 21, 2015 11:40 AM |

Land Trust supporter and Sisters business owner Chuck Newport talks about the economic benefits of protecting and restoring Whychus Creek at places like Camp Polk Meadow Preserve.

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High water at Camp Polk Meadow Preserve

High water at Camp Polk Meadow Preserve

Posted by Karly Hedrick at Jan 09, 2015 01:20 PM |

The recent Whychus Creek flood created one of the biggest high water events we've seen in recent years. Learn more about what caused it and why it's good for Camp Polk Meadow Preserve.

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If you leave tracks, turn back

If you leave tracks, turn back

Posted by Sarah Mowry at Jan 08, 2015 10:30 AM |

Winter conditions on our trails mean hikers should check conditions before proceeding. Read on for why...

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A year in photos: 2014 with the Land Trust

A year in photos: 2014 with the Land Trust

Posted by Karly Hedrick at Dec 19, 2014 05:03 PM |

This year was filled with fun events, beautiful scenery, wildlife sightings, and good friends. Take a look at some of our great photos of 2014. Happy Holidays!

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Holiday spirit helps restore our forests

Holiday spirit helps restore our forests

Posted by Karly Hedrick at Dec 10, 2014 12:14 PM |

Folks who came to our annual Tree Hunt found festive trees for the holidays and helped restore the forest for years to come.

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