Willapa Bay & Long Beach Peninsula

A Boggy Notion
Fifty-five newly conserved acres on Long Beach Peninsula expand an anchor habitat that supports a unique blend of coastal, wetland, and forest ecosystems.
Species Spotlight: Marbled murrelet

The imperiled marbled murrelet (Brachyramphus marmoratus)  is a cup-sized, coastal bird that few people have had the opportunity to observe. Columbia Land Trust has conserved more than 1,600 acres of tidal wetlands and old-growth forests along Washington’s Long Beach Peninsula and Willapa Bay in hopes that the small populations of marbled murrelets remaining will find…

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Small but Mighty
Our newest acquisition connects a small but critical piece of land to one of Washington's largest and most important nesting areas.
Seal Slough: Part 2
With its latest acquisition on Willapa Bay, Columbia Land Trust is building on a large-scale, collaborative conservation effort to protect habitat of international importance.
More than Land
A newly acquired property on the Long Beach Peninsula comes with historical and biological importance.
The Long Arc of a Short River
Columbia Land Trust’s recent 285-acre conservation success builds on a broader effort to support a unique wetland ecosystem along Washington’s Baker Bay.
Signed, Sealed, Delivered
Columbia Land Trust sneaks one more major conservation success into 2016 with the conservation of 374 acres on Willapa Bay.