With the completion of The Intertwine’s Regional Conservation Strategy in 2012, local conservation and restoration leaders are poised to set an impressive agenda. Next steps for our Conservation Initiative, which includes restoration and urban forestry, will likely be to identify collaborative, data-based projects derived from this seminal report. Currently we are working on a number of efforts involving the development of large-landscape, cross-jurisdictional projects with the goal of attracting new funding to the region to support these efforts. Read more about the Regional Conservation Strategy. 

July 2015 - The Intertwine Alliance Portland-Vancouver Regional Eco-Blitz Series is a multi-partner effort to establish ongoing species-identification events throughout the region, and to make the data collected easily accessible through iNaturalist.

June 2015 - For a second summer, community members are invited to participate in OakQuest, an effort to map Oregon’s imperiled white oak trees.

June 2015 -- The 25+ partners of The Intertwine Alliance Oak Mapping Work Group, and its citizen science oak mapping project OakQuest, now have a OMWG home page. Stay tuned to it for updates, opportunities, map releases and more.