The history of Ecotrust is a story of innovation, adaptation, and evolution. From the coastal temperate rainforest of North America to the grassland savannah of North Australia, Ecotrust’s evolution has taken us unexpectedly to places halfway around the globe. Now, in our 20th year, we’re reflecting on where we’ve been and what we’ve learned, and invited global and regional leaders to join us here in Portland to do the same. On September 8–10, 2011, over fifty leaders of innovative regional initiatives from around the world gathered in Portland to share experiences and build new frameworks to support the wellbeing of people and place.

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And, we will be sharing what we learn in the convening here on this site in the coming weeks — please come back soon and visit often!