Introducing our Conservation Agenda

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

Our Work

Columbia River–The Lower 80
Number of Projects:
12
Acreage:
2177
Fact:
In the 1880s, there were 39 canneries along the Columbia River; the last major cannery closed in 1980.
Updates from the Field
A Day With the Green Jobs Interns

On a cold coastal Friday morning, Columbia Land Trust stewards and four Green Jobs interns with the Forest Park Conservancy (FPC) filed out of their trucks along the Walluski River on the outskirts of Astoria, Oregon. The Green Jobs interns, Ahmed Yusuf, Jonathan Albarran, Joseph Justice, and Selena Gutierrez stepped into waders eager to spend…

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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
Nature Knows Best

If you’re reading this, it’s a safe bet that you care about the environment (thank you). It’s also a safe bet that in the process of staying informed about the challenges of pollution, habitat loss, and global climate change, you’ve recently found yourself feeling overwhelmed by the sheer gravity of it all. It seems as…

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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
Nature Knows Best

If you’re reading this, it’s a safe bet that you care about the environment (thank you). It’s also a safe bet that in the process of staying informed about the challenges of pollution, habitat loss, and global climate change, you’ve recently found yourself feeling overwhelmed by the sheer gravity of it all. It seems as…

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Klickitat & Little White Salmon
Acreage:
8885
Number of Projects:
13
Elochoman River
Acreage:
660
Number of Projects:
4
Mount St. Helens
Acreage:
20000
Number of Projects:
4
Portland Metro Area & Backyard Habitat Certification
Acreage:
358
Number of Projects:
7
Hood River
Acreage:
471
Number of Projects:
5
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