The Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership

The Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership


Your contribution gets kids outside and learning on the water, and helps protect the river. Thank you!

To improve the lower Columbia River by protecting
and restoring nature and clean water for current
and future generations of fish, wildlife and people.


Recent News

We want you to Experience Vancouver Lake! The Estuary Partnership has joined with Clark County, the City of Vancouver, and Port of Vancouver USA to promote this regional treasure. Over the next year, the Estuary Partnership will host a...

Mark your calendars! Our 2015 summer community paddle series dates are set. Join the Estuary Partnership in our Big Canoes to explore your watershed. Our experienced...

Oregon Live has a great article about the 50+ new signs going up along the Lower Columbia River Water Trail this spring and summer....

20 years ago, the outlook for bald eagles in the lower Columbia River was dismal

Research in the early 1990s found that eagles nesting along sections of the lower Columbia River produced only half as many young per nest as eagles...

Upcoming Events

Willamette Narrows Paddle

Jul 9, 2015 - 9:30am to 12:00pm
 Explore a beautiful section of the Willamette River just upstream from Willamette Falls. Paddle in between small islands filled with Oregon Oak, Pacific Madrone, Camas flowers, and mossy rocks galore. Join the Estuary Partnership for this...

Vancouver Lake Community Paddles

Jul 14, 2015 - 9:30am to 2:00pm

You have not one, but TWO chances to paddle with the Estuary Partnership on Tuesday, July 14! Join us in the morning or afternoon, and explore Vancouver Lake from a whole new perspective. These family friendly canoe paddles take place aboard...

Love Your Lake Beach Clean Up

Jul 17, 2015 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
Help clean up Vancouver Lake's beach with friends and community members! This natural lake in your backyard is home to hundreds of native plants and animals, and is a great place for people of all ages to enjoy. This time of year the lake needs...

Lake River Picnic Paddle

Jul 30, 2015 - 10:00am to 1:30pm
Join the Estuary Partnership for a family friendly canoe paddle through the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge. Participants paddle 14-passenger 29' canoes to Lake River's confluence with the Columbia River. Bring your lunch- we'll have...

Partner Spotlight: ETEC, LLC

ETEC, LLC values clean water. In fact, they have made a business out of it. Based out of Washougal, WA, ETEC specializes in groundwater and soil contaminant cleanup, using the latest treatment technologies. Thank you ETEC for your commitment to clean water and for joining us as a Corporate Leader for the Columbia River.