Mazama Pocket Gopher

Mazama pocket gophers are an important component in South Sound prairies. While still found in Thurston and Pierce Counties, they are globally rare and considered threatened with extinction by the State of Washington.
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Lands Management
South Sound Prairies Program
120 Union Ave SE #215
Olympia, WA 98501
Main line: 360-464-1024

Patrick Dunn
South Puget Sound 
Program Director

360-956-9713
pdunn@cnlm.org

Sanders Freed
Thurston County Program Manager

360-451-6696
sfreed@cnlm.org

Sarah Hamman
Prairie Conservation Science
Program Manager

360-283-5495
shamman@cnlm.org

Mason McKinley
Joint Base Lewis-McChord 
Program Manager

360-283-5493
mmckinley@cnlm.org

Sierra Smith
Conservation Nursery Program Manager

360-480-6105
ssmith@cnlm.org

Elspeth Hilton Kim
Cooperative Conservation Program Manager

360-464-2524
ekim@cnlm.org

Joy Hochstein
Grants Administrator

619-313-4640
jhochstein@cnlm.org

Technical Information

Cascadia Prairie Oak Partnership brings together professional conservationists and restorationists from throughout the Northwest. If you would like to reference scientific papers about prairies or network with the professional conservation community please contact Elspeth Hilton Kim.

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Thursday
Aug022018

CNLM's South Sound Program Quarterly Highlights

The South Sound Program has been working on prairie conservation for almost two decades. We work with a wide-range of public agencies and private landowners assisting with protection and restoration of prairies.

April - June 2018

Restoration Begins at Two New Conservation Properties in Thurston County

Wolf Haven Bat Box Occupied by Maternity Colony

Watching Bees for Conservation

Island Marble Butterflies on San Juan Island

2018 MAPS Bird Banding Training

Educational Signs at Four Popular Prairie Preserves

Thursday
May312018

CNLM and the Coalition of Oregon Land Trusts

We're very excited to announce that we're the newest member of the Coalition of Oregon Land Trusts!

The Coalition of Oregon Land Trusts, or COLT, is an association of land trusts working in Oregon that seeks to provide a streamlined and ampliflied voice for the land trust community in their land conservation work, outreach, and public leadership efforts. Learn more about this partnership and our future involvement here.

Tuesday
May082018

CNLM's South Sound Program Quarterly Highlights

The South Sound Program has been working on prairie conservation for almost two decades. We work with a wide-range of public agencies and private landowners assisting with protection and restoration of prairies.

January - March 2018

CNLM Nursery Equipment: Trash to Treasure

Birds of the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Prairies

Successful Taylor’s Checkerspot Butterfly Release on JBLM

Volunteer Monitoring Work