The Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership

The Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership

Welcome

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

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...

The Estuary Partnership is accepting proposals for habitat restoration projects in the lower Columbia River. Projects should be designed to improve the access to and quality of rearing and refuge habitat for juvenile Pacific salmonids. ...

Upcoming Events

Ridgefield's 4th Annual Big Paddle

Jun 6, 2015 - 9:00am

Ridgefield is celebrating National Trails Day on June 6 with its Fourth Annual Big Paddle. The day begins in the Big Event Tent at 9:00 AM at the Port of Ridgefield with a Chinook Drumming and Blessing...

Water Trail presentation at REI Clackamas

Jun 11, 2015 - 6:30pm

Join us at REI Clackamas for a free presentation on the Lower Columbia River Water Trail! We will highlight some of the river's recreational and environmental opportunities as well as information on how to plan a trip on the river.

Water Trail presentation at REI Portland

Jun 15, 2015 - 6:30pm

Join us at REI's Portland store for a free presentation on the Lower Columbia River Water Trail! We will highlight some of the river's recreational and environmental opportunities as well as information on how to plan a trip on...

Ross Island Paddle and Pull

Jun 17, 2015 - 9:30am to 1:30pm

Join forces with Portland Parks & Recreation and Willamette Riverkeeper for a Big Canoe adventure to Ross Island Natural Area!  Once on the island, we'll work to enhance wildlife habitat by removing invasive species and learn more...

Partner Spotlight: Murray, Smith & Associates, Inc.

Murray, Smith & Associates, Inc. (MSA), a local civil and environmental consulting firm, believes that healthy communities and a healthy environment go hand in hand. Since 2001, MSA has been a Corporate Leader for the Columbia River supporting clean water, healthy habitats and outdoor science education for local students. The Estuary Partnership is honored to partner with such a great team of people and thank them for their commitment to our community and the Columbia River.