Columbia River Estuary Study Taskforce


Mission Statement

For over 40 years, the Columbia River Estuary Study Taskforce (CREST) has been working with citizens, organizations and agencies along the Columbia River Estuary and the Oregon and Washington Coasts. Our mission is bridging community and ecology on the Columbia River Estuary.


CREST, located in Astoria, OR, is a community organization specializing in high quality environmental planning, research services, and habitat restoration for fish and wildlife to the Columbia-Pacific Region. CREST offers expertise in habitat restoration project design, funding, management, implementation and monitoring with the goal of improving and enhancing the natural resources that are essential to the vitality and resilience of the neighboring communities along the Columbia River Estuary.

Program Details

Restoration Planning & Implementation, Ecosystem Research & Monitoring, Environmental Planning & GIS Mapping, Wetlands Delineations & Assessments, Resource Library
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818 Commercial St., Suite 203
Astoria, OR 97103
United States
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