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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

April 2017

Job Opening: Conservation Associate

Okanogan Land Trust (OLT) seeks a Conservation Associate to participate in all aspects of OLT’s land protection and stewardship efforts, including project development, communication, and outreach to landowners and partners.

See complete job description here.


Open until filled; first review of applications April 24, 2017

To apply, send resume, cover letter, and a brief writing sample to info@okanoganlandtrust.org.


March 2017

Spring Forward Celebration

Join us to celebrate our 15th birthday and the coming of spring.
Saturday, March 11th, 2017, 2:00 to 6:00 p.m.

Sitzmark Ski Lodge, 2080 Havillah Road, Tonasket

  • Food and drink (Ole Swede Cider!)
  • Silent auction
  • Live music
  • Hay rides
  • Children's activities

Although the ski lift will not be running, you can enjoy cross-country skiing or snowshoeing, conditions permitting. Bring your own gear or rent theirs.

December 2016

Open House

Okanogan Land Trust invites you to an Open House to celebrate the season and our new office location!
Thursday, December 8th, 2016, 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.

203 2nd Ave S, Suite 120 in Okanogan

  • Check out our new office location
  • Meet our Board and Staff
  • Learn about our Conservation Plan
  • Enjoy artwork by local artists

Beverages and light refreshments will be available.

Recent News

December 2016

2016 Year-End Newsletter

After an extended hiatus, The OLT Newsletter is back! Click here to download a PDF version, or contact us if you would like a print copy sent to you.

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

Read it here. Sign up in the sidebar for direct notifications.

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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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.