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
27,600 acres conserved & counting
We care for the Northwest you love.
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
Two years ago I enrolled in the Backyard Habitat Certification Program. I was curious about the signs I had noticed in front yards all over the city. After gardening with native plants for over 15 years I decided to make it official and was glad to discover that the technician could grant me silver certification…Read More