The Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership is proud to announce our 2016 Steward of the Year: Dave Ripp, Executive Director of the Port of Camas-Washougal and long-time advocate for the Columbia River. The Port’s mission is to bring jobs, infrastructure, and recreational opportunities to East Clark County. Dave excels in all three areas. Under his leadership, the Port continues to expand; attracting 47 tenants in a variety of businesses to the 430-acre industrial park and adjacent 120 acre Steigerwald Commerce Center.
Great news!The Columbia River Basin Restoration Act - which will bring millions of dollars to the region to improve the river's water quality - is one step closer to becoming reality. Thursday, September 15, 2016, the U.S. Senate passed the Act as part of the Water Resources Development Act of 2016. The WRDA addresses critical fish and wildlife habitat, water quality, and infrastructure needs in 18 states. If the Act becomes law, it will authorize a grant program administered by the U.S.
Nov 5, 2016 - 9:00am
Make a difference while having fun and exploring Vancouver's Salmon Creek Park, an urban wildlife greenway. Volunteers will plant trees to benefit the local habitat and wildlife of Salmon Creek. Named for the historical salmon runs of the past, it recently regained its status as a salmon spawning ground thanks to the help of local volunteers. All ages welcome. Fun for groups, families and individuals. Registration is required. Find out more or register online now!