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Special Visit to the Haul Road Project

Columbia Land Trust had a surprise visitor on the Klickitat River yesterday afternoon.  Eileen Sobeck, Assistant Administrator for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), was in the area touring salmon recovery projects with her regional staff and the Yakama Nation Fisheries Program when they decided to drop in on Columbia Land Trust’s Haul Road…

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[Volunteer Opportunity] Become a Site Steward

We love our volunteer Site Stewards, and are always on the lookout for more. Here’s your opportunity to become the valued eyes, ears, and hands of the Land Trust’s hands-on-the-land team. Site Stewards are volunteers who commit to tending to a specific Columbia Land Trust property. They have the opportunity to have a long-term, hands-on…

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Jason Mraz Helps Portland School Achieve Backyard Habitat Certification!

The Backyard Habitat Certification Program had a special visitor on Friday. Singer-songwriter superstar Jason Mraz joined Columbia Land Trust’s Gaylen Beatty and two fifth-grade classes at Portland’s Sunnyside Elementary to put the finishing touches on a Certified Backyard Habitat. Mraz, who has been promoting urban gardens and stewardship of the land during his recent tour,…

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[Event] Wild Splendor 2014: A Night to Remember

On Thursday, October 16, Columbia Land Trust, along with 300 of our closest supporters and friends, celebrated Wild Splendor! The event, our biggest fundraiser of the year, was a true success – and a lot of fun. We watched the world premier of The River’s Will, a short film about our largest restoration project to date;…

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[In the Media] Our Powerdale Project in the Hood River News

Columbia Land Trust will remove 2,600 feet of  decaying steel pipe along the Hood River while leaving the trail section of the pipeline intact. It’s a beautiful thing when restoration work can happily coexist with public and recreational access. Read more in the Hood River News.

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