Columbia Land Trust scored a major victory this week when its Long Beach Peninsula Wetlands Conservation Project was awarded a $914,375 grant from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Columbia Land Trust will acquire and protect 400 acres of declining coastal wetlands, riparian areas and conifer forest on the Long Beach Peninsula between the Pacific Ocean and Willapa Bay,…Read More
27,600 acres conserved & counting
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When it comes to mixed-conifer forests, more isn’t always better. It may seem counterintuitive, but in some cases the best way to restore a forest is to cut down a select number of trees. Such was the case on an eight-acre stand within our Little White Salmon Conservation Area in Skamania County, Washington, where our stewardship…Read More
This past Thanksgiving, Paula Larwick gathered river stones from the cool, mossy banks of Rock Creek in southwest Washington’s Dole Valley. Larwick’s granddaughter Veronica painted the stones and traded her artwork for socks to give to the homeless, save for a few. One tiny, pink rock, which bears the inscription, “Protect Our Earth” along with the…Read More