Purchased in 2018
Located in the Black River watershed, Blooms Preserve contains 60 acres and 2,000 feet of Blooms Ditch which provides habitat for Coho salmon, steelhead, sea-run cutthroat trout, and the threatened Oregon spotted frog. The property is also home to a stand of forest rich in native plant diversity. The Black Hills Audubon Society conducted a bird count in the summer of 2018. Click here to see the list. Please note that this site is not open for public birding, but is reserved for habitat.
Thank you to the following partners:
- WA Salmon Recovery Funding Board
- Black Hills Audubon Society
- Support for this project included funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation granted through The Nature Conservancy to identify and protect Pacific Northwest lands that will provide resiliency in the face of climate change.
- Capitol Land Trust supporters
CLT Strategic Conservation Goals Achieved:
- Conserve wetlands, riparian areas, and associated upland forests