Greenbelt Land Trust has protected 3,082 acres of critical habitats, rivers, trails, and working lands throughout the mid-Willamette Valley. These are places that you care about, and they would not have been preserved without your support.
“My dad always said that ‘if you borrow something, you should return it in better shape than you found it’. That is how we feel about this land and this project.” – Landowner Judy Waggle
We offer several tools to help willing landowners protect their land. We work together to choose a protection strategy that meets their conservation goals and financial needs and that is consistent with our mission. Greenbelt may acquire title by purchasing land from a landowner, purchasing certain rights to a property through a voluntary conservation easement, or occasionally through land donations. No matter how the land is protected, Greenbelt Land Trust takes on the responsibility of ensuring that the land and its conservation values will be protected forever.
Greenbelt Land Trust protects land that: