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!

"Experience Vancouver Lake" engages community members of all ages in activities in and around the lake. Find out more and join us!

Recent News

The Estuary Partnership is requesting bids from design-build teams for a habitat restoration project along Hamilton Creek near North Bonneville, WA in the Columbia Gorge National Scenic Area. There is a mandatory, on-site, pre-bid meeting on...

Since our restoration project at La Center Bottoms was...

The Estuary Partnership has a paid (through stipend) Summer Environmental Education Intern position available for college-age students interested in working with our team of ourdoor environmental science educatators to deliver field and on-water...

Registration is now open for the Columbia River Estuary Conference, to be held May 24-26 at the Liberty Theater in Astoria, Oregon. Registration is $70 for one day or $125 for all three...

Upcoming Events

Science to Policy Summit: Climate Change

Jun 17, 2016 - 9:00am to 3:00pm

Climate Change: How vulnerable is the lower Columbia River? And what are we doing about it?

Join us at this year's 10th annual Science to Policy Summit to examine emerging climate change research and its implications for...

Willamette Park Full Moon Paddle

Jun 20, 2016 - 7:45pm to 9:45pm

Explore the Willamette River by moonlight! Join us for a family-friendly paddle aboard our two 29' 14-passenger canoes. We will paddle behind the Ross Island Complex into Holgate Channel where quiet waters provide the perfect venue for...

Vancouver Lake Birding Paddle

Jun 21, 2016 - 9:00am

Explore Vancouver Lake from a whole new perspective! Join the Estuary Partnership for a family friendly canoe paddle aboard our two 29' 14-passenger canoes. Glide past a host of birds while learning about the Columbia River ecosystem from...

Lacamas Lake Paddle

Jun 28, 2016 - 10:00am

Enjoy a leisurely paddle on Lacamas Lake, created 15,000 years ago by cataclysmic freshwater floods! This family-friendly paddle is a great way to see songbirds, raptors, and waterfowl while learning about the natural history of the region....

Corporate Spotlight: Wolf Water Resources

Wolf Water Resources is a women-owned watershed science and engineering design firm based in Portland, Oregon. Wolf Water Resources works with nature and partners with people to restore ecosystems and improve water quality. Their planning and design services enhance water resources with long term solutions in collaboration with communities.

Thank you, Wolf Water Resources, for being a long-time champion for the Columbia River!