2013 Annual Report

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Our Protected Lands as of 12/31/13

Owned Lands: 1,942 acres – 13 properties
Conservation Easements: 1,830 acres – 25 properties
Partner Pass Through Lands: 90 acres

Total: 3,862 acres protected


2013 Financial Highlights

  • Your donations leveraged grants for land conservation projects! Every $1 you donated in 2013 helped us secure $12 in grants from state and federal funders and private foundations.
  • 10% increase in the number of people who gave to MRT from 2012 to 2013.
  • 20% of donors who gave in 2012 increased the amount of their gift in 2013.
  • Our income – and our savings account – was enriched by a pulse of $1,559,415 in long-term land management grant funding secured to care for lands MRT had acquired in the past.

2013 Income: $3,181,486                               Expenses: $1,588,217

2013 Accomplishments

Protecting special lands

  • Increased the size of the Coyote Spencer Wetlands by 20% by purchasing neighboring land from a willing seller.
  • Protected more wetlands in the Long Tom River Watershed with the purchase of 52 acres on Spencer Creek.

Restoring natural systems

  • Built a new low water crossing and re-connected side-channels on Green Island to improve access for people and the native fish that thrive there.
  • Nurtured robust partnerships at the Berggren Watershed Conservation Area along the lower McKenzie River and Waite Ranch near Mapleton to meet community needs for land restoration, education, and local food production.

Connecting people to places they care about

Thank you for your donations!

The health of our local communities is reflected in the health of the natural areas that surround us. As a supporter of the McKenzie River Trust, you invest in the abundance of fish and wildlife, clean drinking water, and fertile lands that define western Oregon. You’re helping to leave a great future for our grandchildren and their grandchildren.

More than 400 families were joined by the businesses, foundations, and others listed below in supporting the McKenzie River Trust in 2013. Click here to download a pdf of the 2013 Annual Report listing all individual, business, and foundation donors (1,322 KB file).

2013 Business Supporters

Members of our Business Supporter Program contribute $500 or more annually to the McKenzie River Trust. Their investment in our work safeguards the qualities that make western Oregon a wonderful place to live and do business. Please join us in thanking them!

Conservation Ambassadors: $10,000+

Mountain Rose Herbs

Conservation Investors: $5,000 to $9,999

Caddis Fly Angling Shop
Ninkasi Brewing Company
So Delicious Dairy Free
Sterling Bank

Sustaining Partners: $2,500 to $4,999

Gervais Salon Day Spa
McMenamins Hotels, Pubs & Breweries
New Belgium Brewing
Oakshire Brewing
Terra Tech

Partners: $1,000 to $2,499

Fisherman’s Market
River Design Group
Terra Firma Botanicals, Inc.

Supporters: $500 to $999

Bijou Art Cinemas
Capella Market
Gorilla Capital
Neil Kelly Company
Organically Grown Company
Sundance Natural Foods

Under $500
Aveda Corporation
Bank of America Charitable Foundation
Buffalo Exchange
Clancey Printing Company
Companion Animal Clinic
The Dancing Weasel Toy Store
Dechase Miksis Development Services
Habitat Restoration, LLC
Hahn and Associates Inc.
John Bonzer Insurance, Inc.
Natural Choice Directory
Oregon Wood Fired Pizza
Priory Design and Construction Co.
Sheppard West Inc.
Solar Assist Inc.
Wild Birds Unlimited of Eugene
Willamette Kayak & Canoe Club Inc.

Backcountry Gear
BeautifulOregon.com – Tim Giraudier
Eagle Rock Lodge
Madrona Stewardship
McKenzie Mist
Pacific Northwest Natives
Pacific Tree Climbing Institute
Pedal Power Music
River Trail Guides – Frank and Tami Armendariz
Stillpoint Farm
Trader Joes
Wayfarer Resort – Andy and Elizabeth McWilliams
Whitewater Designs

2013 Foundations and Other Grantors

Bonneville Power Administration
Cascade Pacific Pulp
The Coeta and Donald Barker Foundation
Ducks Unlimited
Land Trust Alliance / YARG Foundation
McKenzie Watershed Council
The Nature Conservancy / Portland General Electric
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
Natural Resources Conservation Service
Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife
Oregon Department of State Lands
Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

We apologize for any oversight we may have made in recognizing support. Please call our office, and we will gladly update our records. Thank you.

If you have any questions about our Annual Report, please contact our office at 541-345-2799.