Introducing our Conservation Agenda

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

Our Work

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
Living Lab to Come

This summer, Columbia Land Trust secured critical federal and state funding to purchase 90 acres of wetland and salmon habitat at South Tongue Point in Astoria, Oregon. In late July, the Land Trust’s Conservation Director Dan Roix and Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici toured the site. The congresswoman expressed her support for local salmon recovery in the Columbia…

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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
Give More (24!) on 9/20

  Columbia Land Trust has deep roots in Southwest Washington and Clark County. While today we work in 14 counties on both the Washinton and Oregon sides of the river, we were born from a desire to conserve land in Southwest Washington that was being developed at an alarming rate. Today, we’re experiencing an all-too-familiar sense…

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Klickitat & Little White Salmon
Number of Projects:
13
Acreage:
8885
Fact:
Washington’s only native oak, the Oregon white oak, can live more than 400 years and support more than 200 vertebrate species, including the state-threatened western gray squirrel.
Updates from the Field
Portland Metro Area & Backyard Habitat Certification
Acreage:
358
Number of Projects:
7
Mount St. Helens
Acreage:
20000
Number of Projects:
4
Columbia River Gorge
Acreage:
332
Number of Projects:
7
Hood River
Acreage:
471
Number of Projects:
5
Grays River
Acreage:
1687
Number of Projects:
11
The Dalles & Surrounds
Acreage:
553
Number of Projects:
3
Elochoman River
Acreage:
660
Number of Projects:
4
Clark County
Acreage:
972
Number of Projects:
10
Trout Lake Valley
Acreage:
290
Number of Projects:
3