From the Field

Art in Birds at Green Island

In the spring of 2021, local artists and bird enthusiasts Dennis Arendt and Shel Neal brought a little extra life to Tree Swallow bird boxes out at Green Island. Building on a decade long project to provide nesting habitat for this migratory bird, the 16 new painted boxes celebrate art and nature.

Long-Eared Owls Benefit from Conservation Efforts

Recently, McKenzie River Trust Board member, Bev Hollander, received a call from veterinarian, Ulrike Streicher, at Cascades Raptor Center wondering if McKenzie River Trust had any conservation properties in the

Giving it Back to the River

McKenzie River Resident, Della Cantrell, finds closure through land conservation in the wake of the Holiday Farm Fire.

Barry Lopez at the McKenzie River, photo by Tim Giraudier/Beautiful Oregon

In Memory of Barry Lopez, 1945-2020

Barry Lopez made his home in the McKenzie Valley, upslope and in line of sight with the river. He wrote and spoke eloquently on behalf of the McKenzie River Trust and the

Presenting Habichats: Habitat Speaker Series

McKenzie River Trust is excited to present HabiChats – a virtual speaker series that explores some of Oregon’s plant and animal species and local restoration efforts with partners and local

Lane County Wildfire Information and Relief

DONATE NOW We are directing all donations to the United Way of Lane County’s Wildfire Response Fund at this time.  Volunteer Your Time We know that you want to give

Reflections on 10 Years at CARP

By Liz Lawrence This article is about the Coburg Aggregate Reclamation Project or CARP, purchased by the McKenzie River Trust in 2010. To learn more about CARP, visit our property