Upcoming Events


Upper Valley Nature Walks at Icicle Ridge Trail
1:30pm to 4:30pm
Icicle Ridge Trail

Join Mall Boyd on an exploration of the Icicle Ridge Trail looking at wildflowers and wildlife. The Icicle Ridge Trail is popular with runners and hikers as it climbs 1800 feet in 2.5 miles to the saddle, with views into Tumwater Canyon and a viewpoint overlooking Leavenworth, but how high we go on the nature walk will depend on the interest and the fitness level of the group.


April Mountain Biking in the Foothills
5:30 to 7:30 pm
Balsamroot Trailhead

Want to bike in the Foothills but unsure of where to go? Learn the lay of the land and get tips from an expert with this short mountain bike trip in the Sage Hills during prime wildflower season.


Invaders in Our Foothills: Help Stop the Weeds!
- 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Wenatchee Public Library
Find out how to identify the 15 most noxious weeks that threaten our native plant communities after wildfire.
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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 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.


Trail Thursdays: Horse Lake Trail Maintenance
3:00pm to 6:00pm
Horse Lake Trailhead
Come out and enjoy the wildflowers and the views while doing some maintenance work to make sure the trails are ready for the Horse Lake Trail Runs.

Horse Lake Trail Runs
8:00am

The Horse Lake Half-Marathon, 7-Mile and 5-Mile Trail Runs are held on the 1,700-acre Horse Lake Reserve, located in the Wenatchee Foothills near the city of Wenatchee, and owned by the Chelan-Douglas Land Trust. The reserve is known for its wildflowers and other plant life and stunning views of the North Cascades and the Wenatchee River and Columbia River valleys.


Citizen Science: Plant Surveys in the Foothills

Volunteer to help with new plant community monitoring projects. Staff provides training and volunteers to not have to a science background to participate. 

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. 


Upper Valley Nature Walks at Ski Hill
5:00pm
Leavenworth Ski Hill

Join Connie McCauley to explore the Ski Hill area, looking at wildflowers, birds, and wildlife. Depending upon interest and conditions, participants will explore both ski trails and newly constructed mountain bike trails during our 2-3 hour walks.


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

riddle: What's long, rusty, sharp, and poses a hazard to wildlife and humans?

answer:  Old barbed-wire fencing


Upper Valley Nature Walks at Ski Hill
6:00pm
Leavenworth Ski Hill

Join Connie McCauley to explore the Ski Hill area, looking at wildflowers, birds, and wildlife. Depending upon interest and conditions, participants will explore both ski trails and newly constructed mountain bike trails during this 1-2 hour walks.


Upper Valley Nature Walks at Ski Hill
2:00pm
Leavenworth Ski Hill

Join Connie McCauley to explore the Ski Hill area, looking at wildflowers, birds, and wildlife. Depending upon interest and conditions, participants will explore both ski trails and newly constructed mountain bike trails during our 2-3 hour walks.


May Mountain Biking at Horse Lake
5:30 to 8:00 pm
Horse Lake Trailhead

Want to bike in the Foothills but unsure of where to go? Learn the lay of the land and get tips from an expert with this mountain bike trip at beautiful Horse Lake Reserve during prime wildflower season.


Invaders in Our Foothills: Help Stop the Weeds!
- 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Wenatchee Public Library
Find out how to identify the 15 most noxious weeks that threaten our native plant communities after wildfire.
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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.


Trail Thursdays: Horse Lake Trail Maintenance
3:00pm to 6:00pm
Horse Lake Trailhead
Come out and enjoy the wildflowers and the views while doing some maintenance work to make sure the trails are ready for the Horse Lake Trail Runs.

Citizen Science: Plant Surveys in the Foothills

Volunteer to help with new plant community monitoring projects. Staff provides training and volunteers to not have to a science background to participate. 

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. 


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

riddle: What's long, rusty, sharp, and poses a hazard to wildlife and humans?

answer:  Old barbed-wire fencing


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

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. 


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. 


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.


Moral Dimensions of Climate Change: A Call to Prudence, the Common Good, and Environmental Justice
7:00pm to 8:30pm

A Presentation by Bishop Emeritus William Skylstad at Kuykendall Hall, St. Joseph's Catholic Church, 625  South Elliott Ave, Wenatchee. This event is sponsored by Climate Conversations NCW.


Horse Lake Trail Runs
8:00am

The Horse Lake Half-Marathon, 7-Mile and 5-Mile Trail Runs are held on the 1,700-acre Horse Lake Reserve, located in the Wenatchee Foothills near the city of Wenatchee, and owned by the Chelan-Douglas Land Trust. The reserve is known for its wildflowers and other plant life and stunning views of the North Cascades and the Wenatchee River and Columbia River valleys.




Trail Run in the Foothills
5:45pm to 7:00pm