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From the Cascades to the Kettles, Canada to the Columbia, the Okanogan Land Trust is a local nonprofit organization connecting people to the land and conserving and sustaining our working farms and ranches, wildlife habitats, and water resources for generations to come.

Announcements and Events

Spring 2016

Oden Road Fire Study

Okanogan High School (244 - 5th North Okanogan, WA)
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at 6 p.m.


Okanogan High School science students will present findings from an ongoing field study (now in its 7th year) of a landscape that was burned by the Oden Road Fire in 2009.

Students taking part in the study gain experience in scientific fieldwork, learn about fire ecology, and interact with conservation professionals from the Okanogan Conservation District, Okanogan Land Trust, the Washington Depts of Fish and Wildlife and Natural Resources, and many other organizations.

Recent News

April 2016

Poems of the Okanogan

The OLT community gathers annually to share poems about the area we love. (See Community Conservation for more about this event.) The words and verse of our OLT poets are now available!

May 2015

Common Ground - Spring Newsletter

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February 2015

Common Ground - Midwinter Newsletter

Read it online, here; or open the PDF-print version.
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January 2015

Common Ground - Special Announcement

Meet our new executive director, Thom Woodruff!

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December 2014

Common Ground - Winter Newsletter

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September 2014

Common Ground - Autumn Newsletter

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June 2014

Common Ground - Summer Newsletter

OLT releases the first issue of its new seasonal newsletter. Read the news here, and sign up in the sidebar to be directly notified of future publications.

May 2014

OLT Joins Working for Wildlife Coalition

The OLT joins efforts with the National Fish & Wildlife Foundation, and a variety of other organizations, to maintain and enhance the synergy between open spaces (e.g., rangeland) and the abundant wildlife contributing to our quality of life.

Learn more about the Working for Wildlife initiative.