A late bloomer, the green banded mariposa lily (Calochortus macrocarpus ) thrills when it finally emerges. The purple-pink petals pop against the sandy hues of the arid western landscapes that are its preferred habitat. Those who happen upon one are stopped in their tracks….as Stewardship Coordinator Emily Matson was this July 19 on the Rowena…Read More
Conserving & Caring
Two states. One iconic river. 13,000 square miles of wonder. We conserve the Northwest you love.
We’re working to keep development permanently off of 9,000 acres of land along the Klickitat River, one of Washington’s great rivers. Read the whole story in the Columbian.Read More
Good news for the Hood River and all of its neighbors! The Jubitz Foundation is awarding Columbia Land Trust $10,000 to improve the shoreline of the lower Hood River. The demolition of the old Powerdale Dam left a barren, weedy riverbank, but this grant will help us transform that very site into a forest of the…Read More