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
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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
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