Restoration Stories

2015 Year-End Report
In its 25th year, Columbia Land Trust conserved and restored meaningful lands from the Pacific Ocean to The Dalles, while investing in the people that help the Northwest thrive.
[In the Media] Columbia Land Trust featured on National Geographic’s Ocean Views Blog

In a National Geographic Ocean Views blog post titled “United for Salmon: Preserving the Pacific Northwest“, Angela M. Thomas of the Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic (LEX-NG) Fund, highlights Columbia Land Trust’s efforts to restore salmon habitat in tributaries along the lower Columbia River. Much of this work is made possible through a generous grant from the LEX-NG…

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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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Jubitz Foundation Gives $10K for Hood River Restoration

Good news for the Hood River and all of its neighbors! The Jubitz Foundation is awarding Columbia Land Trust $10,000 to improve the shoreline of the lower Hood River. The demolition of the old Powerdale Dam left a barren, weedy riverbank, but this grant will help us transform that very site into a forest of the…

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