32,000 acres conserved & counting

We care for the Northwest you love.

Our Work

Willapa Bay & Long Beach Peninsula
Number of Projects:
9
Acreage:
1425
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
The Long Arc of a Short River

Washington’s Chinook River empties into Baker Bay at the mouth of the Columbia River a mere six miles from its headwaters. What the river lacks in size it makes up for in the diversity of wildlife its wetland habitat supports. It’s a place where the history of salmon, the region, and its people are deeply…

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Portland Metro Area & Backyard Habitat Certification
Number of Projects:
7
Acreage:
358
Fact:
The tallest of Portland’s 290 designated “heritage trees” is (naturally) a Douglas-fir. Located in Macleay Park, it was, at last check, 242 feet tall.
Updates from the Field
Going Farther

  Columbia Land Trust is thrilled to announce the expansion of the Backyard Habitat Certification Program into new cities in Clackamas County. The program is operated jointly by the Land Trust and Audubon Society of Portland. It currently serves all of Multnomah County and only one city in Clackamas County, Lake Oswego. Starting soon, we…

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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
Announcing our 2017 Tour Lineup!

  There’s really no better way to immerse yourself in the nature of the Northwest than by taking a Columbia Land Trust tour, where we experience the natural world off the beaten path. In 2016, our trips sold out and we welcomed an unprecedented number of new faces out on the land. Hikers from all walks of life…

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Klickitat & Little White Salmon
Acreage:
5685
Number of Projects:
12
Columbia River Gorge
Acreage:
332
Number of Projects:
7
Grays River
Acreage:
1706
Number of Projects:
11
Trout Lake Valley
Acreage:
290
Number of Projects:
3
Mount St. Helens
Acreage:
12311
Number of Projects:
3
Clark County
Acreage:
972
Number of Projects:
10
The Dalles & Surrounds
Acreage:
553
Number of Projects:
3
Hood River
Acreage:
471
Number of Projects:
5
Elochoman River
Acreage:
660
Number of Projects:
4