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
Let the Light In and Let the Water Flow

Along the lower Columbia River, estuaries, coastal dunes, and forests blend together, supporting wildlife and local industry. The Land Trust’s conservation priorities here include connecting habitat areas, setting the stage for more old forests, and giving rivers room to move and flood naturally without threatening infrastructure. This fall we kicked off two restoration projects to…

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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. We heard from Columbia Land Trust Executive Director…

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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
Columbia River Gorge
Acreage:
332
Number of Projects:
7
Grays River
Acreage:
1687
Number of Projects:
11
Portland Metro Area & Backyard Habitat Certification
Acreage:
358
Number of Projects:
7
Columbia River–The Lower 80
Acreage:
2177
Number of Projects:
12
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