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
Signed, Sealed, Delivered

On December 30th, the Land Trust acquired 374 acres of tidal wetland and upland forest along Seal Slough on East Willapa Bay, located just south of Lynn Point in Pacific County, Washington. Willapa Bay salmon and steelhead, eulachon (smelt), migratory shorebirds and waterfowl, black bear, and Roosevelt elk all rely on the area for habitat.…

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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
Announcing our 2017 Tour Lineup!

  There’s really no better way to immerse yourself in the nature of the Northwest than by taking a Columbia Land Trust tour, where we experience the natural world off the beaten path. In 2016, our trips sold out and we welcomed an unprecedented number of new faces out on the land. Hikers from all walks of life…

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Grays River
Number of Projects:
11
Acreage:
1706
Fact:
The historic run of Columbia River chum was estimated to be 1.4 million; over the past 50 years, the average has been just a few thousand per year.
Updates from the Field
Crooked Creek Clean-up

On January 10th, Columbia Land Trust conserved 31 acres along Crooked Creek and the Columbia River at Grays Bay in Wahkiakum County, Washington. The property is situated just south of the Crooked Creek Bridge on Altoona-Pillar Rock Road near Rosburg. This acquisition builds on 120 acres of conserved lands owned by Columbia Land Trust upstream…

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Portland Metro Area & Backyard Habitat Certification
Acreage:
358
Number of Projects:
7
Klickitat & Little White Salmon
Acreage:
5685
Number of Projects:
12
Trout Lake Valley
Acreage:
290
Number of Projects:
3
Columbia River–The Lower 80
Acreage:
2177
Number of Projects:
12
Mount St. Helens
Acreage:
12311
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