People & Nature

The Way Back
One local landowner is carrying a piece of home with her on a remarkable journey.
Special Visit to the Haul Road Project

Columbia Land Trust had a surprise visitor on the Klickitat River yesterday afternoon.  Eileen Sobeck, Assistant Administrator for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), was in the area touring salmon recovery projects with her regional staff and the Yakama Nation Fisheries Program when they decided to drop in on Columbia Land Trust’s Haul Road…

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Jason Mraz Helps Portland School Achieve Backyard Habitat Certification!

The Backyard Habitat Certification Program had a special visitor on Friday. Singer-songwriter superstar Jason Mraz joined Columbia Land Trust’s Gaylen Beatty and two fifth-grade classes at Portland’s Sunnyside Elementary to put the finishing touches on a Certified Backyard Habitat. Mraz, who has been promoting urban gardens and stewardship of the land during his recent tour,…

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