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
A Boggy Notion

We’re pleased to announce the conservation of 55 acres in the interior of Long Beach Peninsula in Pacific County, Washington. The conserved wetland property builds on 750 acres Columbia Land Trust has conserved along Island Lake and Loomis Lake directly north, in addition to 460 acres of habitat managed by Washington State Parks and the…

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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
Funding a Nature-Rich Future

It’s hard to imagine Clark County without riverside trails, parks, working forests, farmland, and rushing rivers such as the East Fork Lewis alive with salmon and steelhead. Recent news offers hope that at a time of rapid change, the county is committed to keeping nature at the heart of its growing communities. We at Columbia…

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The Dalles & Surrounds
Number of Projects:
3
Acreage:
553
Fact:
Beautiful to behold…and delicious and nutritious. Indians made good use of balsamroot as a food by boiling or steaming roots, peeling young stems, or eating the oil-rich seeds.
Updates from the Field
Saving Oregon’s Oaks

Last week, the Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board approved more than $300,000 in funding for three projects to protect and restore Oregon’s dwindling oak woodlands and prairies. [Read the full press release from Pacific Birds Habitat Joint Venture] “Oregon is known for its conifer forests. But oak woodlands and prairies have always been an important feature…

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Columbia River Gorge
Acreage:
332
Number of Projects:
7
Portland Metro Area & Backyard Habitat Certification
Acreage:
358
Number of Projects:
7
Trout Lake Valley
Acreage:
290
Number of Projects:
3
Elochoman River
Acreage:
660
Number of Projects:
4
Klickitat & Little White Salmon
Acreage:
5685
Number of Projects:
12
Hood River
Acreage:
471
Number of Projects:
5
Mount St. Helens
Acreage:
12311
Number of Projects:
3
Columbia River–The Lower 80
Acreage:
2177
Number of Projects:
12
Grays River
Acreage:
1706
Number of Projects:
11