Encountering the wild, and glimpsing the future, at Circle Creek

Posted on July 19, 2019

In celebration of the 15th anniversity of NCLC’s acquisition of Circle Creek Conservation Center in 2019, staff and a supporter share their Circle Creek encounters. Petty humans I remember one late afternoon last fall going out to a patch of more

A naturalist’s Circle Creek memoir

Posted on July 3, 2019

By Mike Patterson The oldest bird list I can find associated with Circle Creek is dated April 2, 2001.  I’m pretty sure that was the day I was invited, along with many others, to visit Russ Earl’s farm and tour more

All that and more: Reviving a native plant nursery at Circle Creek

Posted on May 14, 2019

  By NCLC supporter and volunteer Pat Wollner Sometimes you reach a time in your life when you start to wonder, “What should I do today?” or “Why bother getting up?” or maybe even “What’s the point?” The kids are more

How it happened: Circle Creek Conservation Center

Posted on April 28, 2019

Founding executive director Neal Maine looks back 15 years to when North Coast Land Conservancy acquired Circle Creek—and almost didn’t. By the time North Coast Land Conservancy had been in existence for 10 years, it had conserved a total of more

Seeing the Unseen on the Legacy Loop Trail

Posted on April 1, 2019

A walk on the Legacy Loop trail at Circle Creek trail can be completed in under 15 minutes; from the barn and back, it’s just 0.8 mile. Walk it with naturalist and photographer Neal Maine, and it could take all more