In July 2014, Stewardship Lead Lindsay Cornelius shared the story of how and why we’re removing roughly eight miles of a decommissioned haul road from the banks of the Klickitat River in the East Cascades region of southern Washington. Click here for a refresher. We’ve nearly completed five phases of the project, with 6.2 miles of road…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
“They’re ingenious, they’re single-minded, and they have all day long,” offers Stewardship Director Ian Sinks with a wry smile. It’s an apt description for a worthy adversary or a valuable ally, and it’s hard to tell which distinction Sinks has in mind as he recalls the North American beaver (Castor canadensis). Above water, the beaver’s…Read More