50 Years: Ropchan Memorial
October, 4 2023 marks 50 years of protecting Ropchan Memorial forever!
While this milestone certainly is a significant one, these past 50 years are merely a drop in the bucket of “protected FOREVER“.
If you want to get to know this property, learn about Sam & Adeline Ropchan who funded the purchase of the land, and see what’s been happening at the preserve in recent year, check out these links:
- Article on Sam’s early life
- Article on the 2022 Botanical Survey of Ropchan Memorial
- Article on land management at Ropchan Memorial
- Preserve Page with trail map
If you haven’t had the opportunity to hike through Ropchan Memorial yet, it’s time to make the trip and visit this special place.
Pictured below are photos of the Ropchans and the preserve as it was in 1984.
If you’re ready to be a part of protecting land forever, head over to our donate page and find out how you can help!