Introducing our Conservation Agenda

A bold 25-year plan for science-based, community driven stewardship in the Columbia River region

Our Work

Willapa Bay & Long Beach Peninsula
Number of Projects:
9
Acreage:
1615
Fact:
The green sturgeon of Willapa Bay are among the largest cartilaginous fish in the world, reaching seven feet in length and weighing up to 350 pounds.
Updates from the Field
Fieldbook Digs In

Cozy up this winter with a fresh copy of our final issue of Fieldbook this year. Learn about important fossil discoveries in the Columbia River Estuary, look at how community groups are embracing the Backyard Habitat Certification Program as a tool for community building, and read about recent conservation successes in Trout Lake and the Long…

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Columbia River–The Lower 80
Number of Projects:
12
Acreage:
2177
Fact:
In the 1880s, there were 39 canneries along the Columbia River; the last major cannery closed in 1980.
Updates from the Field
Announcing our 2018 Tour Lineup!

Columbia Land Trust tours offer unforgettable ways to experience the stunning landscapes of the Northwest and connect with people from all backgrounds. Our 2018 tour lineup offers new ways to get out and brings back some classic trips favored by many. We believe that the land can bring us together, wildlife can teach us, and water…

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Portland Metro Area & Backyard Habitat Certification
Number of Projects:
7
Acreage:
358
Fact:
The tallest of Portland’s 290 designated “heritage trees” is (naturally) a Douglas-fir. Located in Macleay Park, it was, at last check, 242 feet tall.
Updates from the Field
4th Annual Habitap 2018

As Northwesterners, we find adventure in every season. It’s been a warm winter, but cold, rainy days in the city usually mean powder on the mountain, and a snow-dusted Columbia River Gorge invites winter waterfowl, wildlife, and people looking to explore. Morning walks are growing slightly brighter, and tiny buds forming on plants invite us…

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Hood River
Acreage:
471
Number of Projects:
5
Columbia River Gorge
Acreage:
332
Number of Projects:
7
Klickitat & Little White Salmon
Acreage:
5685
Number of Projects:
12
Clark County
Acreage:
972
Number of Projects:
10
The Dalles & Surrounds
Acreage:
553
Number of Projects:
3
Trout Lake Valley
Acreage:
290
Number of Projects:
3
Elochoman River
Acreage:
660
Number of Projects:
4
Mount St. Helens
Acreage:
12311
Number of Projects:
3
Grays River
Acreage:
1706
Number of Projects:
11