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

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. ...

The Reflector published photos from our La Center Watershed Festival on February 12, 2015. Around 150 community members...

Our 2015 month-by-month calendar features beautiful color photos from our Outdoor Education Program, and quotes from student participants. Contact us for your free copy...


Portland Monthly Magazine has honored the Estuary Partnership with a "...

Upcoming Events

Science to Policy Summit: Toxics Reduction Successes and Obstacles

May 15, 2015 - 9:00am to 3:30pm

Toxic Contaminants: Success in Reducing Toxics Use & Obstacles to Further ReductionMay 15, 2015 · Red Lion Hotel Vancouver at the Quay · 9:30am - 3:00pm Toxic contaminants in our environment continue to degrade habitat...

Partner Spotlight: Deacon Charitable Foundation

We are proud to list the Deacon Charitable Foundation as a partner and supporter of our outdoor education programs. Deacon Corp. founded the Foundation in 2006 to improve the quality of life in the communities where their employees live and work by supporting organizations that address vital community needs and issues. Deacon employees determine where the Foundation will focus its support, and we are deeply grateful that they prioritized our outdoor watershed education for local school children and stewardship for the lower river. Thank you Deacon Charitable Foundation for your work to enrich our community and our environment.