29,000 acres conserved & counting

We care for the Northwest you love.

Our Work

Willapa Bay & Long Beach Peninsula
Number of Projects:
8
Acreage:
1051
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
Marsh Marvels

We’re happy to announce the recent conservation of 19 acres near Leadbetter Point at the northern tip of Long Beach Peninsula. The property is comprised of ocean dunes, interdunal lakes and freshwater wetlands, a relatively unique environment found between the parallel dune ridges that run along Long Beach Peninsula. These fragile wetland ecosystems supply the…

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Clark County
Number of Projects:
10
Acreage:
972
Fact:
In the 1920s, Clark County was considered the prune capital of the world, which was then the nation’s most popular breakfast fruit. Today Sutter County, California claims the title.
Updates from the Field
Crane Attraction

There has been much talk of cranes throughout the Portland-Vancouver metro area in recent months, though rarely the wild kind. Towering machines punctuate Portland’s skyline, highlighting the region’s rapid growth. A recent United Van Lines study determined that in 2015 Oregon was the most popular moving destination in America for the third straight year, with…

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Hood River
Number of Projects:
5
Acreage:
471
Fact:
The Powerdale Dam was removed in 2010, allowing Pacific lamprey (which can’t navigate old fish ladders) access to the upper reaches of the Hood for the first time since 1923.
Updates from the Field
Rooted in the Region

My wife and I were recently debating what type of tree to plant in our front yard. I lobbied for a native cascara, while my wife felt like a red alder would provide more of the privacy and shade we were after. The mighty but slow-growing Oregon white oak was an option too. As I…

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Portland Metro Area & Backyard Habitat Certification
Acreage:
358
Number of Projects:
7
Grays River
Acreage:
1706
Number of Projects:
11
The Dalles & Surrounds
Acreage:
553
Number of Projects:
3
Trout Lake Valley
Acreage:
290
Number of Projects:
3
Columbia River–The Lower 80
Acreage:
2177
Number of Projects:
12
Klickitat & Little White Salmon
Acreage:
2903
Number of Projects:
10
Mount St. Helens
Acreage:
12311
Number of Projects:
3
Elochoman River
Acreage:
660
Number of Projects:
4
Columbia River Gorge
Acreage:
332
Number of Projects:
7