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This report explores the changing nature of agricultural production in the Okanogan Valley and the complementary roles of agricultural land preservation and land conservation.

The Changes to the Ranching Economy in the Okanogan Valley report was produced to analyze landownership and ranching trends.

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Do you know an everyday hero in your community who is making big strides today to ensure a greener tomorrow? Western Washington's second annual Cox Conserves Heroes program is now accepting nominations at CoxConservesHeroes.com. The top vote-getter will receive $5,000 to donate to his or her environmental non-profit of choice.

This report is concerned with the changing nature of the ranching landscape in the Okanogan Valley and eastern Okanogan County, especially as it concerns fragmentation and turnover in large, agricultural properties and the local effects of these trends.

 

This report is concerned with the changing nature of the ranching landscape in the Okanogan Valley and eastern Okanogan County, especially as it concerns fragmentation and turnover in large, agricultural properties and the local effects of these trends.

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Announcement: On September 13, Wells Fargo & Company, one of the nation's largest purchasers of renewable energy (according to the EPA), is becoming a deeper shade of green as it launches a campaign this fall to get its customers even more engaged in the environment.

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Lyle Point, a culturally significant 33-acre peninsula on the Columbia River, considered sacred by the Yakama Nation, will be returned to the Nation.

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The San Juan Preservation Trust and The Trust for Public Land have joined forces to protect the iconic 1,587-acre Turtleback Mountain on Orcas Island, one of the largest privately owned properties in the San Juan archipelago.

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Three leading conservation organizations-with support from a top regional foundation-launched an $80 million campaign to restore and protect Puget Sound's ecologically rich shorelines and ensure they're available for people to enjoy for generations to come.

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The William O. Douglas Trail is the vision of connecting existing public pathways, trails, and conservancy lands so as to form a continuous, 75-mile long trail from the City of Yakima to Mt. Rainier. Today, the Cowiche Canyon Conservancy and TPL will hold a dedication ceremony at Snow Mountain Ranch on Cowiche Mill Road. The ceremony will recognize the 1,800-acre Ranch as an important recreation and conservation purchase and a key link in the Douglas Trail vision.