32,000 acres conserved & counting

We care for the Northwest you love.

Our Work

Willapa Bay & Long Beach Peninsula
Number of Projects:
9
Acreage:
1425
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
More than Land

  Our connection to the land at times can be so strong that it helps us identify who we are as people and what we choose to care about. That’s the case for Sydney Stevens, a descendant of the Espy family, who founded Oysterville on the Long Beach Peninsula in Pacific County, Washington in 1854. “I…

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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
The Butterfly Man

  It’s hard to call yourself a Northwest nature aficionado unless you’ve read some of Robert Michael Pyle’s writing. His works, with topics ranging from Bigfoot to butterflies, are represented in both poetic collections and practical field guides. As one of the region’s leading lepidopterists (butterfly and moth scientists) and an author of more than…

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Columbia River Gorge
Number of Projects:
7
Acreage:
332
Fact:
Typically an alpine species, a few American pika (the Northwest’s cutest critter) live in the Gorge—and no one knows why. Studies are determining how this mountain-loving species is adapting to lower elevations and higher temperatures.
Updates from the Field
The Butterfly Man

  It’s hard to call yourself a Northwest nature aficionado unless you’ve read some of Robert Michael Pyle’s writing. His works, with topics ranging from Bigfoot to butterflies, are represented in both poetic collections and practical field guides. As one of the region’s leading lepidopterists (butterfly and moth scientists) and an author of more than…

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Klickitat & Little White Salmon
Acreage:
5685
Number of Projects:
12
Mount St. Helens
Acreage:
12311
Number of Projects:
3
Columbia River–The Lower 80
Acreage:
2177
Number of Projects:
12
Grays River
Acreage:
1706
Number of Projects:
11
Trout Lake Valley
Acreage:
290
Number of Projects:
3
Clark County
Acreage:
972
Number of Projects:
10
The Dalles & Surrounds
Acreage:
553
Number of Projects:
3
Hood River
Acreage:
471
Number of Projects:
5
Elochoman River
Acreage:
660
Number of Projects:
4