Introducing our Conservation Agenda

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

Our Work

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
[Ecoregional Virtual Tour Series] The Neighborhood

Sprawling urban areas of the Portland and Vancouver metro intersect with natural green spaces and parks, providing access to nature for both wildlife and people alike. Register today for a virtual tour of The Neighborhood and learn more about the conservation happening in the Willamette Valley and Puget Trough ecoregion, the region many of us…

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Klickitat & Little White Salmon
Number of Projects:
13
Acreage:
8885
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
Hooting for Flammulated Owls

As the warm sun set over Klickitat Canyon in the East Cascades, Natural Area Manager Lindsay Cornelius, Stewardship Assistant Sanoe Keliinoi, and Conservation Lead Nate Ulrich prepared to go to work. The crew packed audio equipment, datasheets, and warm clothing into their bags, opened up their map, and set out into the dark forest. Nighttime…

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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
2020 Summer Camping Resources

Camping is a great way to spend quality time with friends and family while experiencing the great outdoors up close. Camping can also be a great activity and a resource for self-reflection, stress relief, and connecting with nature. As we continue to navigate a global pandemic, we want to support you in engaging in outdoor…

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Columbia River–The Lower 80
Acreage:
2177
Number of Projects:
12
Clark County
Acreage:
972
Number of Projects:
10
Columbia River Gorge
Acreage:
332
Number of Projects:
7
Grays River
Acreage:
1687
Number of Projects:
11
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