Blunderstory - McKenzie River Trust
Ways to Get Involved
Oregon Land Trust Contacts
General Resources
General Resources
There are many ways to learn more about Oregon land use, conservation and land trusts. The following links and publications are intended as a starting point. You may also want to visit your local library or city planner's office.
Organizations & Agencies
To be included in this list an entity had to meet at least one of these criteria:
  1. Conduct the majority of its activity on behalf of land trusts or land conservation
  2. Be an Oregon-based entity or have a local chapter
  3. Be directly involved with Oregon land-use issues
Resources are in alphabetical order; links were verified in October 2002.
1000 Friends of Oregon
The Conservation Fund
Environmental Federation of Oregon
Land Trust Alliance
The Nature Conservancy, Oregon Chapter
Oregon Chapter Sierra Club
Oregon Department of Land Conservation and Development
Oregon League of Conservation Voters
Pacific Forest Trust
Sustainable Communities Network
The Trust for Public Land
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service
Wilderness Land Trust
Books & Publications
Conservation Trusts, Fairfax and Guenzler, 2001, University Press of Kansas. ISBN 0700610790
Conservation Options: A Landowner's Guide, 1993, Land Trust Alliance. ISBN 0943915104
Preserving Family Lands, Small, 1998, Landowner Planning Center. ISBN 0962455741
Online Articles
The Problem with Easements, Philanthropy Magazine, Sept. 2000.
Saving Your Land for the Future, Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine, March 1999.