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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Grays River
Number of Projects:
10
Acreage:
1596
Fact:
The historic run of Columbia River chum was estimated to be 1.4 million; over the past 50 years, the average has been just a few thousand per year.
Updates from the Field
An Estuarine Eden

When Frank White reached out to Columbia Land Trust regarding the sale of his 19-acre vacation property near the mouth of Crooked Creek in Wahkiakum County, Washington, we leapt at the chance. Lands of this property’s strategic and ecological importance don’t come along every day. Crooked Creek feeds into Grays Bay, the last major tributary…

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Clark County
Number of Projects:
6
Acreage:
211
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
51 acres of vital Steelhead habitat conserved along Rock Creek

Columbia Land Trust today announced the purchase of 51 acres of riparian forest along Rock Creek, a major tributary to the East Fork Lewis River in Clark County. The purchase will protect and restore vital Steelhead habitat in the creek. The Land Trust purchased the property from Paula Larwick, who sought to sell a section…

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Mount St. Helens
Acreage:
12311
Number of Projects:
3
Klickitat & Little White Salmon
Acreage:
2903
Number of Projects:
10
Hood River
Acreage:
295
Number of Projects:
4
Columbia River Gorge
Acreage:
332
Number of Projects:
7
Portland & North Willamette Valley
Acreage:
72
Number of Projects:
5
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