Welcome to the Press Room. For all media requests, please email Communications Manager Jay Kosa. He’s also the go-to person for comments about Fieldbook, or any of our other outreach materials. (Don’t hesitate to drop him a line. He’s happy to help.)

In the News

Here, you’ll find the archive of news stories featuring Columbia Land Trust and our work.


FieldBookSpring15_Cover_web-copyFieldbook, Spring 2015

Beavers and human designs overlap on Northwest streams; Why one local traveler is carrying piece of the land with her to Spain; Conservation success through collaboration south of Mount St Helens; and the Backyard Habitat program expands. Plus: the story behind our new Portland office and upcoming volunteer opportunities.



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Fieldbook, Fall 2014

The underdog salmon fights for its life; how a technology called Lidar helps us do our work; a challenging quest to save the endangered Columbian white-tailed deer; and a 16-year-old amphibian egg-mass expert. Plus: Wild Splendor and the world premiere of The River’s Will.


Fieldbook, Spring 2014

New lands in the Grays River area; funding for our Klickitat Working Forest project; the Backyard Habitat Program and Green Zebra Grocery team up;  and we acquire new acreage on the Long Beach Peninsula. Plus: our 2013 annual report.



Fieldbook, Winter 2013

A gorgeous cover by photographer Sharon Beals; our road-removal project on the Klickitat; and our restoration project at Kandoll Farm on the Grays River. Plus: A Portland hill dweller shares why she placed her land a conservation easement on her 80-acre property.



Fieldbook, Fall 2013

Our new property on Mount St. Helens; we acquire Columbia River Gorge’s Pierce Island; a new parcel along the North Nemah River, which flows into Willapa Bay. Plus: a volunteer site steward and the Sandy River that inspires him.


 Fieldbook, Summer 2013

Wildflowers on Four Sisters; our Hood River acquisition (and our new Hood River office!); Kerry Island, a Columbia River island near Westport, Oregon; and a  Portland family goes wild for native habitat. Plus: our 2012 annual report.