News from NCLC

Conserve the Oregon Coast: Escape to Maui

Posted on March 15, 2019

We’re dreaming of a Hawaiian vacation–preferably at a luxurious beachfront resort. For one lucky family–or four lucky adults–that dream will be coming true.   North Coast Land Conservancy is selling raffle tickets for a chance to win an amazing Escape more

Partnership finalizes conservation of Nehalem Bay’s Botts Marsh

Posted on March 13, 2019

A partnership between two coastal land conservation groups has made possible conservation of Botts Marsh, the only saltmarsh that had been designated for development on Nehalem Bay. It marks the penultimate step of a nearly 40-year effort to conserve 30 more

Rare Columbia River swamp now conserved by NCLC

Posted on February 18, 2019

Much of the original forested floodplain along the Oregon side of the lower Columbia River has long since been logged off and diked for pasture. Blind Slough Swamp Preserve is an exception. This large Sitka spruce swamp represents a habitat more

Ivy wranglers save trees

Posted on December 1, 2018

English ivy is a tree-strangler. When this invasive vine creeps up tree trunks, its rootlets burrow into the bark, causing fungus and decay. Eventually the enormous weight of the ivy can topple a tree. Vaughn Martin and Penny Abegglen of more

NCLC adds acreage to habitat reserves in Clatsop and Tillamook counties

Posted on November 29, 2018

North Coast Land Conservancy expanded two of its existing habitat reserves when it closed on two land acquisitions in November. A gift of land northeast of the community of Neskowin, in southern Tillamook County, has increased the size of North more