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
Let the Light In and Let the Water Flow

Along the lower Columbia River, estuaries, coastal dunes, and forests blend together, supporting wildlife and local industry. The Land Trust’s conservation priorities here include connecting habitat areas, setting the stage for more old forests, and giving rivers room to move and flood naturally without threatening infrastructure. This fall we kicked off two restoration projects to…

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Klickitat & Little White Salmon
Number of Projects:
15
Acreage:
14370
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
Columbia River Gorge
Number of Projects:
7
Acreage:
332
Fact:
Typically an alpine species, a few American pika (the Northwest’s cutest critter) live in the Gorge—and no one knows why. Studies are determining how this mountain-loving species is adapting to lower elevations and higher temperatures.
Updates from the Field
[Virtual Event] Places of Pika

This event has already taken place, but you can view the recording below.  One of the Columbia River Gorge’s most adorable inhabitants is the small, fuzzy, and adaptable American Pika. If you enjoy hiking in the Gorge, you may have been lucky enough to catch them poking out from their rocky habitat or have heard their…

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Grays River
Acreage:
1687
Number of Projects:
11
Clark County
Acreage:
2260
Number of Projects:
12
Portland Metro Area & Backyard Habitat Certification
Acreage:
358
Number of Projects:
7
Columbia River–The Lower 80
Acreage:
2177
Number of Projects:
12
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