27,600 acres conserved & counting

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Our Work

Willapa Bay & Long Beach Peninsula
Number of Projects:
8
Acreage:
1032
Fact:
The green sturgeon of Willapa Bay are among the largest cartilaginous fish in the world, reaching seven feet in length and weighing up to 350 pounds.
Updates from the Field
Long Beach Peninsula Project Awarded Coastal Wetland Grant

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,…

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Klickitat & Little White Salmon
Number of Projects:
10
Acreage:
2903
Fact:
Washington’s only native oak, the Oregon white oak, can live more than 400 years and support more than 200 vertebrate species, including the state-threatened western gray squirrel.
Updates from the Field
Columbia River Gorge
Number of Projects:
7
Acreage:
332
Fact:
Typically an alpine species, a few American pika (the Northwest’s cutest critter) live in the Gorge—and no one knows why. Studies are determining how this mountain-loving species is adapting to lower elevations and higher temperatures.
Updates from the Field
Conservation is in Our Nature

The news is filled with stories about drought, and the Columbia River was just named one of America’s most threatened rivers. Demographers project millions more people moving to the Northwest in the next 25 years, adding to the pressures on our natural resources. It would be easy to descend into pessimism about the future. And…

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Grays River
Acreage:
1596
Number of Projects:
10
Hood River
Acreage:
295
Number of Projects:
4
Portland Metro Area & Backyard Habitat Certification
Acreage:
72
Number of Projects:
5
Mount St. Helens
Acreage:
12311
Number of Projects:
3
Clark County
Acreage:
262
Number of Projects:
7
The Dalles & Surrounds
Acreage:
345
Number of Projects:
3
Trout Lake Valley
Acreage:
290
Number of Projects:
3
Elochoman River
Acreage:
660
Number of Projects:
4
Columbia River–The Lower 80
Acreage:
2177
Number of Projects:
12