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

Check out the story on our restoration project at Batwater Station from KGW!

Toxics Still Persist in the River

Between 1989 and 1995, the Lower Columbia River Bi-State Water Quality Program (the predecessor to the Estuary Partnership) collected data on water quality and toxic contaminants in the lower...

The Reflector published a great article about our wetlands restoration project currently in progress at La Center Bottoms....

The Estuary Partnership is requesting bids from contractors to implement a large habitat restoration project on the East Fork Lewis River near La Center, Washington. The RFB was released on July 22, and there is a mandatory, on-site, pre-bid...

Upcoming Events

Soul River's Celebration Wild Steelhead

Sep 13, 2015 - 12:00pm to 6:00pm

Join us at Soul River's Celebration of Wild Steelhead! This free community event spreads knowledge about the river, the importance of steelhead, and the art of fly fishing to the city. There will be lots of art,...

Volunteer! Vancouver Lake Eco-Blitz

Sep 26, 2015 - 7:30am to 2:00pm

Be a citizen scientist and contribute to our region's species inventory! The ...

Homebrew Battle for the Columbia River

Sep 26, 2015 - 1:00pm to 7:00pm
Sponsored by Columbia River Brewing Co.

Homebrew challengers face off to win glory (and prizes) and benefit the lower Columbia River! 


Ridgefield BirdFest paddles

Oct 3, 2015 - 9:30am to 1:00pm

Join the Estuary Partnership at Ridgefield's 16th Annual BirdFest & Bluegrass for a family friendly canoe paddle on Lake River through the Ridgefield National Wildlife...

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.