People+Plants+Wildlife

Life on the North Coast

Posted on February 26, 2019

In this blog post, NCLC supporter Pat Lehman shares her perspective on coastal living and North Coast Land Conservancy’s impact on her quality of life. Pat is an enthusiastic member of NCLC’s Outreach Committee as well as a generous donor

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Watchable winter waterfowl

Posted on January 30, 2019

Some bird species can be found on the Oregon Coast year-round. Others stop by briefly on their spring or fall migrations. And then there are birds that only winter here, including this hooded merganzer fanning his feathers. If you want

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Remembering another grand year on the land

Posted on December 20, 2018

It turns out that choosing just one image per month for an NCLC year-in-review blog post is a tougher proposition than NCLC’s communications coordinator anticipated. So many memorable moments, only a few of which are represented here. This selection hints

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I’m not really a mycologist …

Posted on November 28, 2018

(Photo: Tricholoma vaccinum at Boneyard Ridge. I will call it a fuzztopper. Looks like a perfect little felt hat.) Photos and text by NCLC Land Steward Eric Owen There is something special about the fall season. And while there is

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The view from Orca Point

Posted on October 23, 2018

You won’t find the name “Orca Point” on any map: it’s the name photographer Neal Maine chose on a whim for a viewpoint just above Arch Cape in the proposed Rainforest Reserve. Not that he has seen any orcas in

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