Willapa Bay & Long Beach Peninsula

Marsh Marvels
Conservation efforts at the tip of Long Beach Peninsula protect endangered species within a fragile ecosystem.
Long Beach Peninsula Project Awarded Coastal Wetland Grant

Columbia Land Trust scored a major victory this week when its Long Beach Peninsula Wetlands Conservation Project was awarded a $914,375 grant from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Columbia Land Trust will acquire and protect 400 acres of declining coastal wetlands, riparian areas and conifer forest on the Long Beach Peninsula between the Pacific Ocean and Willapa Bay,…

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Snowy Plover Chicks Coming Soon to Long Beach Dunes

Snowy plover are back nesting at Leadbetter Point! There are only two consistently successful nesting sites in all of Washington State: Leadbetter Point State Park at the northern tip of the Long Beach Peninsula and Midway Beach, located between Willapa Bay and Grays Harbor. In a 2012 survey, scientists counted only 33 birds in Washington.…

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Bay Watch
Caring for Willapa Bay means caring for the waterways that flow directly into it.