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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Columbia River–The Lower 80
Number of Projects:
12
Acreage:
2177
Fact:
In the 1880s, there were 39 canneries along the Columbia River; the last major cannery closed in 1980.
Updates from the Field
A Very Merry Fieldbook

Why not take a break this holiday season and catch up on Columbia Land Trust’s conservation projects and the people restoring the landscape here in the Northwest. Learn how we’re reviving a world-class ecosystem in the lower Columbia River Estuary. Explore how hunters and conservation leaders work together to protect nature and preserve tradition. Find out…

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Portland Metro Area & Backyard Habitat Certification
Number of Projects:
7
Acreage:
358
Fact:
The tallest of Portland’s 290 designated “heritage trees” is (naturally) a Douglas-fir. Located in Macleay Park, it was, at last check, 242 feet tall.
Updates from the Field
Outside Looking In

  Jennifer Horvath was looking for a change when she and her three-year-old son, Alden, moved from Wyoming to Portland last September. She found it. In addition to the rain, she needed time to adjust to a more urban, less familiar environment. Horvath happened across a mention of the Backyard Habitat Certification Program* in a…

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Trout Lake Valley
Acreage:
290
Number of Projects:
3
Mount St. Helens
Acreage:
12311
Number of Projects:
3
Klickitat & Little White Salmon
Acreage:
2903
Number of Projects:
10
Columbia River Gorge
Acreage:
332
Number of Projects:
7
Clark County
Acreage:
972
Number of Projects:
10
The Dalles & Surrounds
Acreage:
553
Number of Projects:
3
Hood River
Acreage:
471
Number of Projects:
5
Grays River
Acreage:
1706
Number of Projects:
11
Elochoman River
Acreage:
660
Number of Projects:
4