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
[TOUR] Willapa Bay Kayak Tour with REI

Encompassing more than 260 square miles, Willapa Bay is the second-largest estuary on the Pacific Coast. Join us this summer for a kayak tour led by REI guides to see the Willapa Bay’s quiet islands and diverse shorelines up close. We’ll be joined by Columbia Land Trust Land Steward Austin Tomlinson who will help identify…

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Mount St. Helens
Number of Projects:
4
Acreage:
20000
Fact:
Most species that were wiped out by the Mount St. Helens eruption have returned. One species that hasn’t? Northern flying squirrels. They need mature forests to survive.
Updates from the Field
A Tree in Memoriam

Forests, it seems, have a way of offering what we seek. Whether it be a shady spot for quiet reflection, a mountain biking trail, or space to walk with the dogs, Northwest forests have us covered. For some, forests also represent a source of work and a deeper sense of purpose. For many folks who…

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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 Program Continues to Grow

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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Klickitat & Little White Salmon
Acreage:
8885
Number of Projects:
13
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
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