• Maintaining the Rural Lifestyle

    We value making a living from the land. We invest in people & businesses that take care of the land.
  • Investing in People & the Land

    We work with our community to create jobs and improve our working lands.
  • Fostering the Next Generation

    Kids are the future leaders in our community. We teach them skills in hands-on & experiential ways.
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Our Mission

Thriving rural communities need strong economies, wholehearted commitment to taking care of the land and water, and top-notch learning opportunities. Our mission is to implement innovative solutions that help the people of Wallowa County and the Intermountain West sustain and improve their communities and their lands. We accomplish this by working together with the community, partners, and you.

Donate Today

bill & amy granning, ashley & jacob spaurThis holiday season help maintain the rural lifestyle for the next generation by giving today. If we raise $10,000 by December 31, a generous supporter will contribute an additional $20,000. Give the gift of jobs & protecting our working lands this holiday season. We couldn't do it without you. Donate Here

Comment Period Open

Comment on the Draft Environmental Impact Statement on Lower Joseph Creek

The 90 day public comment period on the Draft Environmental Impact Statemen (DEIS) for the Lower Joseph Creek Restoration Project opened on November 15. We loved to have you comment on this important work. To view the DEIS, click here, or contact Jodi Feiling at 541.426.5521.To learn more about the process, click here.

Click here to submit your comments.

Volunteers Needed

wood splitting work partyWe are looking for volunteers to help with Warm Hearts, Warm Home program, a partnership with Community Connection. Every winter we split and deliver firewood to families in need. If you would like to volunteer, please contact Nils Christoffersen.

Recent Projects

We love where we live and work -Wallowa County. Because we value making a living from the land, we protect the productivity of Wallowa County's forest, rangelands, and farmlands. We do this through taking care of the land and water, investing in jobs & businesses, and educating the next generation.

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