About Us

The Columbia River Basin Partner Forum (CBPF) was convened to address a unique geographic sub-region of the Great Northern Landscape Conservation Cooperative (GNLCC). The Columbia River Basin is the drainage basin of the Columbia River and covers 668,000 km2. The Columbia River Basin includes the southeastern portion of the Canadian province of British Columbia, most of the U.S. states of IdahoOregon, and Washington, the western part of Montana, and very small portions of NevadaUtah, and WyomingThe GNLCC addresses landscape scale stressors across a large area of the northwest US and the Canadian west. The CBPF will follow the overall guidance and operating principals of the GNLCC set forth in the GNLCC’s Strategic Conservation Framework, Science Plan, and other documents. The CBPF provides a format for information sharing and partnership building within the Columbia River Basin. It further promotes identification of existing partnership efforts and opportunities for collaboration and coordination of conservation and management priorities and actions.

Collaborative Workspace

This website provides Columbia Basin Partner Forum members information and a workspace for members to collaborate and contribute (ideas, news, project information, files, etc.) Features Include:

  • Partner/Program contact information data entry
  • Program/Contact information listings
  • News and update distribution
  • Meeting calendar
  • Document distribution

Join or Invite Someone to the Forum

To learn more about joining the Partner Forum, contact a Great Northern LCC coordinator:

Task Status

OwnerDescriptionDue DateComplete
Existing Efforts Work group Complete Draft CBPF Partner/Program Matrix November 17, 2015  
Existing Efforts Work group Send CBPF Survey to Partners January 15, 2016  
Monitoring Work group Work with PNAMP and NWCouncil to draft list of key indicators of landscape-scale ecological health and resiliency in the Columbia River Basin September 30, 2016  
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Updates & Discussions

  • Climate Resources Check out our resources webpage for the latest postings of Climate Change Adaptation and Vulnerability Assessments as well as regional climate related resource links.
    Posted Dec 19, 2016, 12:12 PM by Jill Hardiman
  • New Resources added to website Some great new resource links for climate change, adaptation, vulnerability assessments and resiliency information references.  Check out our Resources page for links.
    Posted Oct 13, 2016, 10:22 AM by Jill Hardiman
  • Remote attendance info for Oct 6, 2016 CBPF meeting The CBPF will hold their fall meeting on Oct 6, 2016 9:00 am - 4:00 pm (PDT) at CRITFC office in Portland.  If you would like to attend remotely ...
    Posted Sep 30, 2016, 9:08 AM by Jill Hardiman
  • CBPF Fall Meeting, October 6 We are looking forward to our fall meeting on October 6, 2016 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission, 700 NE Multnomah ...
    Posted Sep 30, 2016, 8:56 AM by Jill Hardiman
  • Columbia Basin Partner Forum Webinar Advancing Conservation Interests in the Columbia BasinJoin us for a webinar on September 12, 2016 from 10:00am to 11:00am to discuss Columbia Basin Partner Forum accomplishments to ...
    Posted Sep 7, 2016, 12:22 PM by Unknown user
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