News from NCLC

A new forest in two weeks

Posted on March 1, 2014

The biggest chunk of the largest revegetation project in North Coast Land Conservancy’s history got under way on Thursday, Feb. 20, as floodwaters were receding from Circle Creek Habitat Reserve. It was a daunting prospect: 10,000 cedar, spruce and hemlock

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From the ED: Floodplain Restoration Is Working!

Posted on February 21, 2014

It’s been an exciting weather weekend, which makes this a good time to share with you and clarify what’s going on in regard to road flooding in and around Seaside. You probably saw the reports (or maybe experienced it for

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Cannon Beach preserves more of its ‘natural capital’

Posted on January 28, 2014

Congratulations to the City of Cannon Beach, which lost its elementary school but gained a new shoreline natural space for people and wildlife to enjoy, in perpetuity. A 1.38-acre parcel bordering Ecola Creek—essentially the shuttered school’s playground—has been transferred to

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Braving the storm for the sake of salmon

Posted on January 18, 2014

Kudos to NCLC (and Necanicum Watershed Council) volunteer Pat Wollner (in turquoise shirt), who was among the hardy few who took part in Christmas for Coho on January 11, forecast to be a dangerously stormy day. And it was—all but

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NCLC’s newest preserve: Skipanon Forest

Posted on January 8, 2014

NCLC Associate Director Jon Wickersham has one word to describe Skipanon Forest, the land trust’s newest habitat reserve in Warrenton: “Gorgeous.” The 106-acre preserve, which NCLC has been working to conserve for seven years, includes land on both sides of

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