Outings & Events


Trail Maintenance at Jacobson Preserve
2:30 - 5:30 PM
Jacobson Preserve

Join us at Jacobson Preserve to perform annual trail maintenance. This work will be light to moderate and involve hiking up to 3 miles and using hand tools such as loppers, hoes and McLeods along the way.


Hike for Health Series Third Saturdays (NOTE Hike Route Change)
9 AM - 11 AM
Dry Gulch/Saddle Rock Trailhead

Please note: We will walk up the Dry Gulch Trail - the Saddle Rock Trail will be closed due to the trail improvement project. We will meet at the Saddle Rock Trailhead for food and raffle afterwards!

The Chelan-Douglas Land Trust and Columbia Valley Community Health invite you to hike for your health!


Full - Geology at Dry Gulch

This trip is full - please email Hillary (hillary@cdlandtrust.org) to be put on the waitlist. Thank you!

Get a great walk up Dry Gulch right into the heart of the local geology! Look at the sandstone layers that underlie Saddle Rock and other local volcanic high points. Join geologist Ralph Dawes for a hike up the canyon - with lots of stops to discuss what we see along the way. 


Make A Difference Day at Horse Lake Reserve
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Horse Lake Reserve

Join us for Make A Difference Day on Saturday, October 26th from 9 am-2 PM for trail maintenance at Horse Lake Reserve. This work will likely be light to moderate and involve hiking 2-5 miles and using hand tools such as loppers, hand saws, hoes and McLeods along the way.


Gather Decorations for the Annual Dinner!

Help us make the Leavenworth Festhalle beautiful for the Annual Dinner!

Decoration design and some materials will be donated by Patti Bosket of Au Naturel Designs, but we need to gather natural materials for her to fill out the designs.

Patti is looking for:


Community Science: eBird Monitoring at Horse Lake Reserve
7am-11:30m
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?  Community Science Projects are collaborations between scientists and volunteers that expand opportunities for scientific data collection and help answer real-world questions.


34th Annual Celebration Dinner
6 - 9PM
Leavenworth Festhalle

Come help us celebrate another year 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 Set Up 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. 


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. 


Community Science: eBird Monitoring at Mountain Home Preserve
7am-10:30am
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?  Community Science Projects are collaborations between scientists and volunteers that expand opportunities for scientific data collection and help answer real-world questions.


Sage Hills Trail Maintenance
9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Sage Hills Trails

Join us on Saturday, November 16th for Sage Hills trail maintenance. We will meet at 9:30 am and have you back to your vehicles by 2 pm. This work will likely be light to moderate and involve hiking 2-3 miles and using hand tools such as hoes and McLeods along the way.


Trail Maintenance at Jacobson Preserve
2:30 - 5:30 PM
Jacobson Preserve

Join us at Jacobson Preserve to perform annual trail maintenance. This work will be light to moderate and involve hiking up to 3 miles and using hand tools such as loppers, hoes and McLeods along the way.


Make A Difference Day at Horse Lake Reserve
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Horse Lake Reserve

Join us for Make A Difference Day on Saturday, October 26th from 9 am-2 PM for trail maintenance at Horse Lake Reserve. This work will likely be light to moderate and involve hiking 2-5 miles and using hand tools such as loppers, hand saws, hoes and McLeods along the way.


Gather Decorations for the Annual Dinner!

Help us make the Leavenworth Festhalle beautiful for the Annual Dinner!

Decoration design and some materials will be donated by Patti Bosket of Au Naturel Designs, but we need to gather natural materials for her to fill out the designs.

Patti is looking for:


Community Science: eBird Monitoring at Horse Lake Reserve
7am-11:30m
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?  Community Science Projects are collaborations between scientists and volunteers that expand opportunities for scientific data collection and help answer real-world questions.


Annual Dinner Set Up 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. 


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. 


Community Science: eBird Monitoring at Mountain Home Preserve
7am-10:30am
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?  Community Science Projects are collaborations between scientists and volunteers that expand opportunities for scientific data collection and help answer real-world questions.


Sage Hills Trail Maintenance
9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
Sage Hills Trails

Join us on Saturday, November 16th for Sage Hills trail maintenance. We will meet at 9:30 am and have you back to your vehicles by 2 pm. This work will likely be light to moderate and involve hiking 2-3 miles and using hand tools such as hoes and McLeods along the way.


Red Barn Events at Wenatchee River Institute
- 7-9pm
Wenatchee River Institute

Check out the interesting topics being presented by one of our partner organizations. The Wenatchee River Institute's Red Barn Events. Cool stuff!

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Horan Natural Area Bird Walks w/NCW Audubon Society's Friends of Horan
7:30-10AM
Horan Natural Area

North Central WA Audubon Society's  Friends of Horan invites you to come on informal monthly bird walks to explore the Horan Natural Area and see birds.  
Outings will be on the 3rd Wednesday of the month and led by Wenatchee Naturalist, Susan Ballinger.  She will record bird sightings and enter them into the community science eBird database. 


Horan Natural Area Bird Walks w/NCW Audubon Society's Friends of Horan
7:30-10AM
Horan Natural Area

North Central WA Audubon Society's  Friends of Horan invites you to come on informal monthly bird walks to explore the Horan Natural Area and see birds.  
Outings will be on the 3rd Wednesday of the month and led by Wenatchee Naturalist, Susan Ballinger.  She will record bird sightings and enter them into the community science eBird database. 


Horan Natural Area Bird Walks w/NCW Audubon Society's Friends of Horan
7:30-10AM
Horan Natural Area

North Central WA Audubon Society's  Friends of Horan invites you to come on informal monthly bird walks to explore the Horan Natural Area and see birds.  
Outings will be on the 3rd Wednesday of the month and led by Wenatchee Naturalist, Susan Ballinger.  She will record bird sightings and enter them into the community science eBird database.