News from NCLC

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

Help make seed bombs for the coastal prairie

Posted on October 25, 2018

Wednesdays through November  10 am to noon Circle Creek Conservation Center After a trial run in October, Land Steward Eric Owen and a crew of volunteers feel they have perfected the recipe for seed bombs and are ready to go more

Conservation Land and Public Access

Posted on October 25, 2018

Join the discussion! North Coast Land Conservancy is working on its biggest project ever: conservation of 3,500 acres of forestland above Oswald West State Park to benefit people, plants, and wildlife. Which brings into high relief an issue that all more