32,000 acres conserved & counting

We care for the Northwest you love.

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
Species Spotlight

The imperiled marbled murrelet (Brachyramphus marmoratus)  is a cup-sized, coastal bird that few people have had the opportunity to observe. Columbia Land Trust has conserved more than 1,600 acres of tidal wetlands and old-growth forests along Washington’s Long Beach Peninsula and Willapa Bay in hopes that the small populations of marbled murrelets remaining will find…

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Elochoman River
Number of Projects:
4
Acreage:
660
Fact:
Since 1967, this area’s population of Columbian white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus leucurus) has been listed as endangered. Its population is estimated at less than 1,000.
Updates from the Field
River Wrap

The summer’s end here at Columbia Land Trust signals the wrap of a few big restoration projects, including our Upper Elochoman River In-Stream Enhancement Project. The restoration work improved important freshwater fish and salmon habitat and restored upland forests beneficial to struggling marbled murrelet and northern spotted owl. Nearly five years after the project began,…

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Klickitat & Little White Salmon
Number of Projects:
12
Acreage:
5685
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
Clark County
Acreage:
972
Number of Projects:
10
Columbia River Gorge
Acreage:
332
Number of Projects:
7
Hood River
Acreage:
471
Number of Projects:
5
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
The Dalles & Surrounds
Acreage:
553
Number of Projects:
3