Introducing our Conservation Agenda

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

Our Work

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
A Canyon-sized Step Forward

All the way back in 2012, Columbia Land Trust mapped out a vision to conserve a stretch of the Klickitat River and about 10,000 acres of forestland in a remote part of Klickitat County known as Klickitat Canyon. At the time, the scale of the project seemed audacious compared to the land transactions the Land…

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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
Our Spring Fieldbook Is Full of New Life

Growth, change, and new ways of life — welcome to our Spring issue of Fieldbook. This issue, we hear stories of what it means to have a place, and take a look at what our places look like — from tiny homes, to rock walls, to trees both dead and alive — our diverse places…

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Clark County
Number of Projects:
10
Acreage:
972
Fact:
In the 1920s, Clark County was considered the prune capital of the world, which was then the nation’s most popular breakfast fruit. Today Sutter County, California claims the title.
Updates from the Field
The Backyard Habitat Certification Program Continues to Grow and Go

After months of anticipation, The Backyard Habitat Certification Program officially broke ground in Clark County last month, and made front page news of The Columbian! BHCP was featured in all of its glory, as The Columbian took a photo tour of SW Washington resident Toree Hiebert’s Vancouver home. Her yard became certified on May 4th,…

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Columbia River–The Lower 80
Acreage:
2177
Number of Projects:
12
Portland Metro Area & Backyard Habitat Certification
Acreage:
358
Number of Projects:
7
Hood River
Acreage:
471
Number of Projects:
5
Mount St. Helens
Acreage:
20000
Number of Projects:
4
Elochoman River
Acreage:
660
Number of Projects:
4
Columbia River Gorge
Acreage:
332
Number of Projects:
7
Grays River
Acreage:
1687
Number of Projects:
11
The Dalles & Surrounds
Acreage:
553
Number of Projects:
3
Trout Lake Valley
Acreage:
290
Number of Projects:
3