Columbia Land Trust project benefits sandhill cranes

Crops, berms aim to make Vancouver parcel inviting By Dameon Pesanti for The Columbian Published June 9, 2016 |  Original source article Noshing local cuisine is one of the pleasures of travel, and soon hungry migrating sandhill cranes will have another menu item to choose from during their stopovers in the Vancouver area. Starting this  Continue Reading »

United for Salmon: Preserving the Pacific Northwest | National Geographic (blogs)

The Lindblad Expeditions-National Geographic (LEX-NG) Fund aims to protect the last wild places in the ocean while facilitating conservation, research, education, and community development programs… Source: United for Salmon: Preserving the Pacific Northwest | National Geographic (blogs)

Editorial: Making conservation palatable in rural areas

Published: March 3, 2015 12:01AM – Read original Editorial from The Daily Astorian Land trusts match environmentalism with respect for private property rights Columbia Land Trust and similar entities have made significant strides in matching funds with rhetoric when it comes to conservation Twenty-five years ago when conflicts over Pacific Northwest logging were at a fever  Continue Reading »

Columbia Land Trust buys 51 acres along Rock Creek

By Eric Florip, Columbian transportation & environment reporter February 5, 2015, 6:00 AM It’s easy to see why the East Fork of the Lewis River watershed faces the threat of development, according to Dan Roix. “It’s beautiful,” said Roix, standing on a footbridge over Rock Creek, a major tributary of the East Fork. “You can  Continue Reading »

Great land trust meeting with Sen. Ron Wyden

On Thursday, October 16th, 2014, 23 people from Oregon’s land trust community representing 12 different organizations, along with key business leaders in Oregon, met with our state’s senior Senator, Ron Wyden. The Coalition of Oregon Land Trusts had requested the meeting with the Senator to thank him for all his efforts to support conservation in  Continue Reading »

Columbia Land Trust buys 62 acres on the Long Beach Peninsula

May 18, 2014 7:15 pm • By Shari Phiel of The Daily News Columbia Land Trust purchased two properties earlier this month in the last undeveloped area of Long Beach Peninsula, adding 62 acres to its holdings. The purchased properties lie within Hines Marsh, the largest freshwater wetland area along the peninsula, and are directly  Continue Reading »