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
Give More (24!) on 9/19

This fall we’re taking a look at what it means to have a sense of place in a rapidly changing world. More than ever, we look to nature for our health, happiness, and well-being.  That’s why through our bold Conservation Agenda, we’re collaborating with local counties and cities to make sure the future of Southwest…

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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
Return to Kerry Island

In late October, a Land Trust crew of Columbia Land Trust stewards and staff from restoration design firm Inter-fluve returned to the site of a tidal estuary restoration project at Kerry Island, located near Clatskanie, Oregon. Donning their requisite chest-high waders, the group observed changes in the site that have taken place in the three years since…

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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
Hot Chocolate with the Chum

  Join Columbia Land Trust staff as we gather along the shores of the Columbia River just east of the I-205 bridge in Vancouver, Washington to witness the fearless return of dozens of chum salmon, spawning right in the Columbia River before your very eyes. We’ll sip hot chocolate and learn about this unique species…

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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