The Importance of Oaks
New Funding Will Allow ECOP to Advance Conservation, Stewardship, Outreach, and Monitoring on Oregon White Oak Landscapes
Discover Two Newly Conserved Sites

East Fork Lewis River: Optimist Club Youth Camp Columbia Land Trust helped permanently protect a forested youth camp in the heart of Clark County, in partnership with the Optimist Club of Vancouver. The 46-acre parcel sits along the East Fork Lewis River adjacent to a popular county park, in an area that is a conservation…

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Dillacort Canyon: Hunting Lottery

As of Spring 2023, the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife will be managing deer hunting permits at Dillacort Canyon in Klickitat County. Restrictions include: No overnight camping, no camp fires, no salt/mineral licks, no baiting, and no game cameras. Tree stands and hunting blinds are only allowed as “pack in, pack out” and must…

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Stewardship Along Westport Slough

With the start of a new year comes the start of a new stewardship effort off Marshland Road in Clatskanie, Oregon along Westport Slough, a side channel of the lower Columbia River. In late 2021, Columbia Land Trust conserved 520 acres here with funding provided by Bonneville Power Administration. Much of the land has experienced…

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