Willapa Bay & Long Beach Peninsula

Trading Forested Places
Columbia Land Trust is spearheading an innovative pilot program to bolster southern Washington’s rural forest economy and further conservation of old forests.
Give More (24!) on 9/19
Join us Thursday, September 19th, as we kick off fall with a day of giving benefiting the communities of Southwest Washington
In the Thick of It
The land trust conserves more forested wetland habitat along the small but mighty Chinook River.
Traveling Upstream
Executive Director Glenn Lamb checks in on the efforts of the Land Trust's Conservation Agenda, and shares major priorities that lie ahead.
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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