People+Plants+Wildlife

Boundary Marking Promotes Awareness of Conserved Lands

Posted on August 27, 2021

A view from Boneyard Ridge down to the flats at Circle Creek and the Necanicum River. Over the past several months, North Coast Land Conservancy has been tackling a large but important project: refreshing the boundary markings on all its

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Fishers Point Habitat Reserve: A Beautiful Oasis

Posted on August 1, 2021

Fishers Point Habitat Reserve Site Steward Bill Hutmacher captured this view of the proposed Rainforest Reserve from NCLC’s 42-acre property near Wheeler during a recent site visit.   Fishers Point Habitat Reserve is a unique property near Wheeler that was

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Viewing the Rainforest Reserve Through New Eyes

Posted on June 30, 2021

By Katherine Lacaze, NCLC Communications Coordinator   Last week, on the day following the 2021 Summer Solstice, I had a monumental experience as a North Coast Land Conservancy employee: visiting the proposed Rainforest Reserve. I was brought onto the team

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Tranquility Permeates Necanicum Forest in Late Spring

Posted on May 28, 2021

In late spring and early summer, North Coast Land Conservancy’s Necanicum Forest Habitat Reserve in Clatsop County is blanketed with a sweet stillness that draws your attention to the songs of birds splashing on the banks of the Necanicum River and

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Aphids at Circle Creek: What you need to know

Posted on April 29, 2021

Have you noticed some of the Sitka spruce trees at North Coast Land Conservancy’s Circle Creek Conservation Center—or other locations in the region—looking a little brown? That’s the doing of spruce aphids, which suck the sap from the tree needles.

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