Upcoming Events


Environmental Film & Lecture Series: Coppermine River Trip

In late July of 2016, four men from Wenatchee pushed off from the shore of Point Lake in Canada’s Northwest Territory and launched down the Coppermine River. After 24 days of paddling, the four reached their destination, the Arctic Ocean and the Inuit village of Kugluktuk.


Fence Removal at Horse Lake Reserve
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Volunteers will be removing old barbed wire fencing along a boundary of the Horse Lake Reserve. The area is within an aspen grove, and the fence is falling down and overgrown. Work will involve clearing vegetation and removing wire and fence posts. Leather gloves, work clothes, and sturdy footwear are recommended, and bring along a pair of fencing pliers if you have them.


Citizen Science: eBird Monitoring at Horse Lake Reserve
8:00am-noon
Horse Lake Reserve

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.


Trail Work Party at Sam Hill
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

We'll try and get some general maintenance of the trails in the Foothills done before winter arrives. Volunteers will hike along sections of the Foothills Trail System and work with handtools to fix erosion and drainage issues, as well as any tread damage. CDLT will supply tools and snacks. Volunteers should wear work clothes and sturdy footwear, and plan on walking at least 2 miles.


Trail Thursdays: Sage Hills Trail Restoration & Maintenance

Volunteers will use handtools to close a trail on private property, restore the trailbed with native grass seeding and the installation of erosion control materials, and install fence segments as barriers. There will also be work to reroute a short section of eroded and braided trail along the main Sage Hills Trail. Volunteers should wear sturdy footwear and work clothing.


Make a Difference Day: Restoration Planting
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Help plant 2000 sagebrush seedlings as part of our ongoing fire recovery efforts at Horse Lake Reserve for Make a Difference Day this fall. We'll have a variety of tasks related to this project. Volunteers should come prepared for changes in the weather, and wear work clothes and sturdy footwear. CDLT will supply all tools and equipment, as well as a light lunch and snacks. 


Early Morning Birding & ID Skills Building
7:30am-9:45am
Walla Walla Point Park

Come along with naturalist and Land Trust Conservation Fellow Susan Ballinger on this low-key morning birding outing.  From beginner to expert, learn from fellow birders and hone your bird ID skills.


Trail Thursdays: Foothills Trail Maintenance
2:30 - 4:30 p.m.

We'll try and get some general maintenance of the trails in the Foothills done before winter arrives. Volunteers will hike along sections of the Foothills Trail System and work with handtools to fix erosion and drainage issues, as well as any tread damage. CDLT will supply tools and snacks. Volunteers should wear work clothes and sturdy footwear, and plan on walking at least 2 miles.


Bring an Appetizer to the Annual Dinner
6:00 PM
Leavenworth Festhalle

Planning on coming to the Annual Dinner and want to help out? Bring a savory or sweet appetizer for us to share during the appetizer hour from 6-7 pm. 

We've been sharing food before the main course since the dinner began - it's just one more way we try to create community. 


32nd Annual Celebration Dinner
6-9 pm
Leavenworth Festhalle

Come help us celebrate another of working together for conservation!

Make new acquaintances, catch up with old friends, enjoy great food and refreshment, talk with Land Trust board and staff, and learn about Land Trust projects accomplished with your support. We encourage you to invite friends and neighbors who may be interested in the Land Trust.


Annual Dinner Volunteers!

Help us set up for our Annual Celebration Dinner! We will meet at the Festhalle at 10:30 and help set place settings, set up decorations, and generally get the place ready for the big event. Set up should take about one and a half hours. 
Wear closed-toed shoes and comfortable clothes. 


Citizen Science: eBird Monitoring at Mountain Home Preserve
8:00am-noon
Mountain Home Preserve

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.


Trail Thursdays: Foothills Trail Maintenance
2:30 - 4:30 p.m.

We'll try and get some general maintenance of the trails in the Foothills done before winter arrives. Volunteers will hike along sections of the Foothills Trail System and work with handtools to fix erosion and drainage issues, as well as any tread damage. CDLT will supply tools and snacks. Volunteers should wear work clothes and sturdy footwear, and plan on walking at least 2 miles.


Environmental Film & Lecture Series: Seed: The Untold Story

Few things on earth are as miraculous and vital as seeds. In the last century, 94 percent of our seed varieties have disappeared. Seed: The Untold Story follows passionate seed keepers protecting our 12,000-year-old food legacy.


Fence Removal at Horse Lake Reserve
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Volunteers will be removing old barbed wire fencing along a boundary of the Horse Lake Reserve. The area is within an aspen grove, and the fence is falling down and overgrown. Work will involve clearing vegetation and removing wire and fence posts. Leather gloves, work clothes, and sturdy footwear are recommended, and bring along a pair of fencing pliers if you have them.


Citizen Science: eBird Monitoring at Horse Lake Reserve
8:00am-noon
Horse Lake Reserve

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.


Trail Work Party at Sam Hill
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

We'll try and get some general maintenance of the trails in the Foothills done before winter arrives. Volunteers will hike along sections of the Foothills Trail System and work with handtools to fix erosion and drainage issues, as well as any tread damage. CDLT will supply tools and snacks. Volunteers should wear work clothes and sturdy footwear, and plan on walking at least 2 miles.


Trail Thursdays: Sage Hills Trail Restoration & Maintenance

Volunteers will use handtools to close a trail on private property, restore the trailbed with native grass seeding and the installation of erosion control materials, and install fence segments as barriers. There will also be work to reroute a short section of eroded and braided trail along the main Sage Hills Trail. Volunteers should wear sturdy footwear and work clothing.


Make a Difference Day: Restoration Planting
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Help plant 2000 sagebrush seedlings as part of our ongoing fire recovery efforts at Horse Lake Reserve for Make a Difference Day this fall. We'll have a variety of tasks related to this project. Volunteers should come prepared for changes in the weather, and wear work clothes and sturdy footwear. CDLT will supply all tools and equipment, as well as a light lunch and snacks. 


Trail Thursdays: Foothills Trail Maintenance
2:30 - 4:30 p.m.

We'll try and get some general maintenance of the trails in the Foothills done before winter arrives. Volunteers will hike along sections of the Foothills Trail System and work with handtools to fix erosion and drainage issues, as well as any tread damage. CDLT will supply tools and snacks. Volunteers should wear work clothes and sturdy footwear, and plan on walking at least 2 miles.


Bring an Appetizer to the Annual Dinner
6:00 PM
Leavenworth Festhalle

Planning on coming to the Annual Dinner and want to help out? Bring a savory or sweet appetizer for us to share during the appetizer hour from 6-7 pm. 

We've been sharing food before the main course since the dinner began - it's just one more way we try to create community. 


Annual Dinner Volunteers!

Help us set up for our Annual Celebration Dinner! We will meet at the Festhalle at 10:30 and help set place settings, set up decorations, and generally get the place ready for the big event. Set up should take about one and a half hours. 
Wear closed-toed shoes and comfortable clothes. 


Citizen Science: eBird Monitoring at Mountain Home Preserve
8:00am-noon
Mountain Home Preserve

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.


Trail Thursdays: Foothills Trail Maintenance
2:30 - 4:30 p.m.

We'll try and get some general maintenance of the trails in the Foothills done before winter arrives. Volunteers will hike along sections of the Foothills Trail System and work with handtools to fix erosion and drainage issues, as well as any tread damage. CDLT will supply tools and snacks. Volunteers should wear work clothes and sturdy footwear, and plan on walking at least 2 miles.


Citizen Science: eBird Monitoring at Horse Lake Reserve
8:00am-noon
Horse Lake Reserve

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.


Wenatchee Native Plant Society Program
7:00pm

The Conifers of Washington

As summer turns to fall and leaves begin to change and fall off the trees, many see the evergreen conifers as a symbol of winter. These amazing plants are used for their wonderful photographic beauty, aromas, wood, holiday wreaths and decor, and may even be collected from public lands with a Christmas tree permit.


Wenatchee Native Plant Society Program
7:00pm

Rosalee de la Foret, herbalist and author

She will speak about medicinal uses of plants and her popular new book, Alchemy of Herbs: Transform Everyday Ingredients into Foods and Remedies that Heal.


Trail Thursdays: Saddle Rock Trailhead
2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.



Geology of the Icicle Valley
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm