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
Ecoregional Tour: The Coast

The mouth of the Columbia River and the surrounding land hold some of the most fascinating landscapes you’ll ever see! Rivers, estuaries, coastal dunes, and old-growth forests blend together to support wildlife along with local fishing, forestry, and recreation industries.  Virtual Tour Take a virtual tour of The Coast today to learn how we are…

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Klickitat & Little White Salmon
Number of Projects:
15
Acreage:
14370
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
From Stories to Signs

One of the longest undammed rivers in Washington state, the Klickitat River supports thriving forests, woodlands, and grasslands, and hundreds of wildlife species including salmon and steelhead. It offers important opportunities in forestry, ranching, and recreation, and is rich in history and culture of the Klickitat people.    This fall, Columbia Land Trust installed interpretive signs along the lower Klickitat Haul Road that celebrates the watershed and our nearly twenty–year effort to restore the river’s access to eight miles…

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Clark County
Number of Projects:
12
Acreage:
2260
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
[Virtual Event] Urban Wild: Columbia River Chum Salmon

Chum salmon once thrived in the Columbia River, with around 1.4 million chum returning each year from the Pacific Ocean to particular spawning locations to lay their eggs and complete their life cycle. Today, the river’s chum salmon population is one of only two U.S. runs listed as threatened. You’re invited to join Columbia Land Trust Executive…

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