Klickitat & White Salmon Rivers

Room to Grow
Forest thinning efforts near the Little White Salmon river support the development of old-growth forest while producing lumber for local businesses.
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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[In the Media] Our Focus on Relationships Earns Us a Feature.

The Land Trust Alliance’s Saving Land magazine prominentlyfeatured us in piece called “The Role of Relationships in Saving Land.” The article tells the story of how we earned community support for our work in Klickitat County by doing something radical: listening to and responding to community concerns. (Plus, there’s a great pic of Columbia Land Trust volunteers taking…

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Bobcat Sighting on the Klickitat

I was walking through a pine and oak forest at Bowman Creek, juggling a chainsaw and fencing tools, inspecting the barbed wire for winter damage. It was early April and the cattle on our neighbor’s property would be let out to graze in two weeks time. The cluster lilies and lomatiums were in full bloom…

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