The Dalles & Surrounds
Announcing our 2018 Tour Lineup!
Explore the nature of the Northwest, fearlessly.
Saving Oregon’s Oaks
Three different projects throughout the state are part of a coordinated effort to conserve dwindling oak habitat
2016 in Review
Ten ways you made a difference for the nature of the northwest in 2016.
Fieldbook Takes a Closer Look
Marvel at the curiosities in the pages of our summer edition.
How an ecoregion spurred a powerful partnership.
[Guest Blog] Right Work
Columbia Land Trust volunteer Tara Shepersky reflects on the transformative power of volunteering in nature.
Mill Creek Ridge Milestone
With a recent 115-acre acquisition, the Land Trust has completed a decade-long effort to conserve 400 acres on Mill Creek Ridge
Thrillers: Native Lilies Can Show Land is Healthy
A late bloomer, the green banded mariposa lily (Calochortus macrocarpus ) thrills when it finally emerges. The purple-pink petals pop against the sandy hues of the arid western landscapes that are its preferred habitat. Those who happen upon one are stopped in their tracks….as Stewardship Coordinator Emily Matson was this July 19 on the Rowena…Read More
Balsamroot Seeds Collected on Our Four Sisters Property Headed For Columbia Gorge Discovery Center
Did you know that it takes an average of 10 years for balsamroot grown from seed to develop its first flower? And that a mature balsamroot plant can be decades old? Plant expert Barbara Robinson shared these remarkable facts when we visited our Four Sisters property for a wildflower-seed collection workshop in May. Barbara’s been…Read More