What's New


Bird Monitoring on Mountain Home Preserve
6-11am

Join Stewardship Director Neal Hedges and Conservation Fellow Susan Ballinger as they prepare to lead two trips for the upcoming Leavenworth Bird Fest. As a group, we will collect bird observation data using an eBird protocol, conducting five 10-minute stationary counts and keeping a traveling count of the 3-mile round trip walking route on former logging roads.


Bugs, Butterflies & Blooms in the Entiat
9:00am to 12:00pm
Stormy Creek Preserve

Join Phil Archibald on May 20 for an exploration of full-blown spring glory on our Stormy Creek Preserve! Learn about spring wildflowers, songbirds, and butterflies along the Entiat River.

Expect spring weather and wear layers and sturdy footgear. Bring your binoculars and favorite field guides to help you identify the spring flora and fauna!


Stewardship of Our Lands: Weed Control
9:00am - 12:00pm

Weeds compete with native plants and sometimes, they win! Help us "weed out" these invaders and give our native plants the space they need.

Multiple dates in April & May, depending on weather. Contact: email Neal Hedges for dates, times and locations, or call the Land Trust office at 667-9708. 


Wildflower Walk in the Foothills
5:30pm to 7:00pm
Jacobson Preserve

Come spend 1-1/2 hours surrounded by blooming wildflowers, with a great view to lift your spirits. 


Bird ID Skills Building
7:30am to 9:45am
Walla Walla Point Park

Come along with naturalist and Land Trust Conservation Fellow Susan Ballinger on this bi-monthly outing for birders of all levels, from beginner to expert. Hone your field ID skills and learn to contribute to the online birding tool eBird, which lets you track your findings and contribute real data used by scientists to monitor bird populations around the world.


Stewardship of Our Lands: Weed Control
9:00am - 12:00pm

Weeds compete with native plants and sometimes, they win! Help us "weed out" these invaders and give our native plants the space they need.

Multiple dates in April & May, depending on weather. Contact: email Neal Hedges for dates, times and locations, or call the Land Trust office at 667-9708. 


Citizen Science: eBird Monitoring at Mountain Home Preserve
6:00am

Would you like to spend a weekday morning hiking, viewing wildlife, wildflowers, and snow-capped mountains, while being part of a small team collecting bird species data?  Citizen Science Project are collaborations between scientists and volunteers that expand opportunities for scientific data collection and help answer real-world questions.


Stewardship of Our Lands: Weed Control
9:00am - 12:00pm

Weeds compete with native plants and sometimes, they win! Help us "weed out" these invaders and give our native plants the space they need.

Multiple dates in April & May, depending on weather. Contact: email Neal Hedges for dates, times and locations, or call the Land Trust office at 667-9708. 


Senderismo/Hiking 101
5:30 to 7:30 pm
Castle Rock Avenue

¿Te gusta la naturaleza? ¿Quiere aprender más sobre cómo caminar con seguridad en nuestros senderos y estar preparado?


Watershed Local's Night Benefiting the Land Trust
5:00 - 9:00 PM
Watershed Cafe, Leavenworth

Enjoy good food and support the Land Trust at Watershed Cafe's locals night in Leavenworth on June 5! 

5% will be donated to the Land Trust. 

This farm-to-table restaurant showcases food grown within the Wenatchee River watershed. Excellent food, and on local's night you'll be supporting a great cause.

Hope to see you there! 


Bird ID Skills Building
7:30am to 9:45am
Walla Walla Point Park

Come along with naturalist and Land Trust Conservation Fellow Susan Ballinger on this bi-monthly outing for birders of all levels, from beginner to expert. Hone your field ID skills and learn to contribute to the online birding tool eBird, which lets you track your findings and contribute real data used by scientists to monitor bird populations around the world.


Citizen Science: eBird Monitoring at Horse Lake Reserve
6:00am

Would you like to spend a weekday morning hiking, viewing wildlife, wildflowers, and snow-capped mountains, while being part of a small team collecting bird species data?  Citizen Science Project are collaborations between scientists and volunteers that expand opportunities for scientific data collection and help answer real-world questions.


Saddle Rock Trailhead Grand Opening!
6:30 - 8:00 PM
Saddle Rock Gateway

Join us for the grand opening celebration of the new Saddle Rock trailhead!

The new trailhead for Saddle Rock Natural Area will be finished this June, and we want you to help us celebrate!

From 6:30 – 8, join us to:


Bird Monitoring on Mountain Home Preserve
6-11am

Join Stewardship Director Neal Hedges and Conservation Fellow Susan Ballinger as they prepare to lead two trips for the upcoming Leavenworth Bird Fest. As a group, we will collect bird observation data using an eBird protocol, conducting five 10-minute stationary counts and keeping a traveling count of the 3-mile round trip walking route on former logging roads.


Stewardship of Our Lands: Weed Control
9:00am - 12:00pm

Weeds compete with native plants and sometimes, they win! Help us "weed out" these invaders and give our native plants the space they need.

Multiple dates in April & May, depending on weather. Contact: email Neal Hedges for dates, times and locations, or call the Land Trust office at 667-9708. 


Stewardship of Our Lands: Weed Control
9:00am - 12:00pm

Weeds compete with native plants and sometimes, they win! Help us "weed out" these invaders and give our native plants the space they need.

Multiple dates in April & May, depending on weather. Contact: email Neal Hedges for dates, times and locations, or call the Land Trust office at 667-9708. 


Citizen Science: eBird Monitoring at Mountain Home Preserve
6:00am

Would you like to spend a weekday morning hiking, viewing wildlife, wildflowers, and snow-capped mountains, while being part of a small team collecting bird species data?  Citizen Science Project are collaborations between scientists and volunteers that expand opportunities for scientific data collection and help answer real-world questions.


Stewardship of Our Lands: Weed Control
9:00am - 12:00pm

Weeds compete with native plants and sometimes, they win! Help us "weed out" these invaders and give our native plants the space they need.

Multiple dates in April & May, depending on weather. Contact: email Neal Hedges for dates, times and locations, or call the Land Trust office at 667-9708. 


Citizen Science: eBird Monitoring at Horse Lake Reserve
6:00am

Would you like to spend a weekday morning hiking, viewing wildlife, wildflowers, and snow-capped mountains, while being part of a small team collecting bird species data?  Citizen Science Project are collaborations between scientists and volunteers that expand opportunities for scientific data collection and help answer real-world questions.


NCW EcoChallenge!
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SMALL ACTIONS add up to REAL CHANGE!

Win Prizes for you and your teammates - plus a chance to earn cash for your favorite local nonprofit agency - in the NCW EcoChallenge. Join in the fun, engage your friends and family, and make an impact.

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Leavenworth Spring Birdfest
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Celebrate the return of migratory birds in the midst of peak wildflower seson while enjoying field trips, events and free family activities for all ages and abilities in Leavenworth, Washington and throughout the Wenatchee River valley! more info here

 

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Leave No Trace: a free, fun, hands-on family workshop
6-8pm

Bring the family to this free, interactive, hands-on workshop. Join the Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers as they pique your interest in outdoor recreation and stewardship. By practicing Leave No Trace, we can preserve and protect our natural world for future generations.


Field Work Party
3 p.m. - 6p.m.





Fence Removal at Horse Lake Reserve
9:00am - 3:00pm