Columbia Land Trust today announced the conservation of two properties along the Tualatin River in Washington County, Oregon. The purchases will protect riverside forest habitat and allow for the restoration of rare, native wet prairie. In late August, the Land Trust acquired a 210-acre tract of farmland dubbed Atfalati Prairie. The property includes more than…Read More
27,600 acres conserved & counting
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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
The Grays Bay watershed in Washington is one of the largest and most important watersheds in the lower Columbia River estuary. Just 15 miles upstream of Chinook, the watershed includes the Grays River, Deep River, and Crooked Creek among other, smaller streams. Grays Bay and the lower tidal portion of the rivers provide invaluable habitat for…Read More