Hood River

Rooted in the Region
With the help of contractors, local businesses, and volunteers, we're planting upwards of 200,000 trees over the next 14 months.
[In the Media] Our Powerdale Project in the Hood River News

Columbia Land Trust will remove 2,600 feet of  decaying steel pipe along the Hood River while leaving the trail section of the pipeline intact. It’s a beautiful thing when restoration work can happily coexist with public and recreational access. Read more in the Hood River News.

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100 Days a Year Fishing? Yep. How the Hood River Made One Man’s Life

Ask Greg Short what he does for a living and he won’t answer with the title of his job (maintenance manager at Heirloom Orchards). Instead he answers with his passion. “I’m a sportfisherman,” Short says. “It’s not a side hobby. It’s a huge part of my life.” Last year, Short spent nearly 100 days fishing.…

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Jubitz Foundation Gives $10K for Hood River Restoration

Good news for the Hood River and all of its neighbors! The Jubitz Foundation is awarding Columbia Land Trust $10,000 to improve the shoreline of the lower Hood River. The demolition of the old Powerdale Dam left a barren, weedy riverbank, but this grant will help us transform that very site into a forest of the…

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A Powerful Future
Our charge on the Hood River? Make a classic Northwest river even better for wildlife and people.