Outings & Events


Wenatchee Schools Spring Science Field Experience Volunteers
- Various

Help our local schools get kids outside learning about science in a hands-on way! 

The Science Resource Center needs help with 1) Station Assistants for all 3 field experiences, 2) Nature Guides/Hike leaders for 5th grade field experiences, and 3) help with set-up and take-down for all 3 field experiences.

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Fence Building at Horse Lake Reserve
9am-3pm

Build a short (0.1 mile) section of wildlife-friendly fence on the western boundary of the Horse Lake Reserve. Expect to dig postholes, pound steel t-posts, and pull and staple wire. Wear sturdy shoes, tough clothing, and bring gloves. If the weather is bad, we’ll try again on May 1. Please RSVP online or contact Neal; neal@cdlandtrust.org


Trail Construction at Horse Lake Reserve (4/26/18)
3 - 6 p.m.

Help us build a new trail at Horse Lake Reserve! This roughly 1.5 mile trail will be built entirely by hand, and will access new terrain and new views at the Reserve as it connects the Burt’s barn to the lower end of the Glacier View Trail. This is arduous but rewarding work: volunteers will use handtools to construct trail tread.


Wildflower Hike at Jacobson - Native Plant Appreciation Week
5:30-7:00 pm
Jacobson Preserve

Celebrate the beauty of springtime during Native Plant Appreciation Week! Join us for a weeknight wildflower walk at Jacobson Preserve, lead by Wenatchee Naturalist and CDLT Membership & Education Coordinator Hillary Clark. We will explore what's blooming, and learn about what we can do to encourage native plants in our area.


Weed Control
- various

Many dates from late April to end of June. Controlling over 20 species of noxious weeds is one of our toughest stewardship duties. Timing of weed control treatments depends on stage of plant growth and favorable weather conditions so we keep a flexible schedule. Many projects involve using backpack sprayers and a few rely on mowing with string-trimmers and hand-pulling.

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Upper Valley Nature Walks at Ski Hill
2:00 to 5:00 PM
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 2-3 hour walks.


Fence Removal at Horse Lake Reserve
9am-3pm

Enjoy wildflower season and great views at the Horse Lake Reserve while helping to remove hazardous fencing. Last year we removed over 1.5 miles of old wire fencing at the Horse Lake Reserve. We will continue this work in 2018. Work involved cutting brush that has grown through the fences, removing and rolling rusty barbed wire, and pulling out fence posts.


Citizen Science: eBird Monitoring at Horse Lake Reserve
6am-11am
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 Construction at Horse Lake Reserve
3 - 6 p.m.

Help us build a new trail at Horse Lake Reserve! This roughly 1.5 mile trail will be built entirely by hand, and will access new terrain and new views at the Reserve as it connects the Burt’s barn to the lower end of the Glacier View Trail. This is arduous but rewarding work: volunteers will use handtools to construct trail tread.


Fence Removal at Horse Lake Reserve
9am-3pm

Enjoy wildflower season and great views at the Horse Lake Reserve while helping to remove hazardous fencing. Last year we removed over 1.5 miles of old wire fencing at the Horse Lake Reserve. We will continue this work in 2018. Work involved cutting brush that has grown through the fences, removing and rolling rusty barbed wire, and pulling out fence posts.


Environmental Film & Lecture Series: The Garden

The Garden follows the plight of a 14-acre community garden at 41st and Alameda in South Central Los Angeles, the largest of its kind in the United States. Started as a form of healing after the devastating L.A.


Bird Monitoring at Horse Lake Reserve
6:30 AM -12:00 PM
Horse Lake Reserve

Join Stewardship Director Neal Hedges on this recon outing to prepare for the upcoming Leavenworth Bird Fest.


Citizen Science: eBird Monitoring at Mountain Home Preserve
6am-10am
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.


CDLT/CVCH Hiking Challenge Third Saturdays
9 AM - 11 AM
Apple Capitol Loop Trail - Pybus

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

Join us for the 2018 Foothills Hiking Challenge. Improve your health, be part of a team, take home prizes and be entered to win one of many grand prizes at the end of the hiking season. 


Wenatchee Schools Spring Science Field Experience Volunteers
- Various

Help our local schools get kids outside learning about science in a hands-on way! 

The Science Resource Center needs help with 1) Station Assistants for all 3 field experiences, 2) Nature Guides/Hike leaders for 5th grade field experiences, and 3) help with set-up and take-down for all 3 field experiences.

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Fence Building at Horse Lake Reserve
9am-3pm

Build a short (0.1 mile) section of wildlife-friendly fence on the western boundary of the Horse Lake Reserve. Expect to dig postholes, pound steel t-posts, and pull and staple wire. Wear sturdy shoes, tough clothing, and bring gloves. If the weather is bad, we’ll try again on May 1. Please RSVP online or contact Neal; neal@cdlandtrust.org


Trail Construction at Horse Lake Reserve (4/26/18)
3 - 6 p.m.

Help us build a new trail at Horse Lake Reserve! This roughly 1.5 mile trail will be built entirely by hand, and will access new terrain and new views at the Reserve as it connects the Burt’s barn to the lower end of the Glacier View Trail. This is arduous but rewarding work: volunteers will use handtools to construct trail tread.


Weed Control
- various

Many dates from late April to end of June. Controlling over 20 species of noxious weeds is one of our toughest stewardship duties. Timing of weed control treatments depends on stage of plant growth and favorable weather conditions so we keep a flexible schedule. Many projects involve using backpack sprayers and a few rely on mowing with string-trimmers and hand-pulling.

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Horse Lake Trail Runs Volunteers
7:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Help RunWenatchee and the Land Trust host the 5th annual Horse Lake Trail Runs. Volunteers will help direct runners, man aid stations, and other duties. This is a great opportunity to cheerlead the runners from unique vantage points in the middle of stunning wildflowers!


Fence Removal at Horse Lake Reserve
9am-3pm

Enjoy wildflower season and great views at the Horse Lake Reserve while helping to remove hazardous fencing. Last year we removed over 1.5 miles of old wire fencing at the Horse Lake Reserve. We will continue this work in 2018. Work involved cutting brush that has grown through the fences, removing and rolling rusty barbed wire, and pulling out fence posts.


Citizen Science: eBird Monitoring at Horse Lake Reserve
6am-11am
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 Construction at Horse Lake Reserve
3 - 6 p.m.

Help us build a new trail at Horse Lake Reserve! This roughly 1.5 mile trail will be built entirely by hand, and will access new terrain and new views at the Reserve as it connects the Burt’s barn to the lower end of the Glacier View Trail. This is arduous but rewarding work: volunteers will use handtools to construct trail tread.


Fence Removal at Horse Lake Reserve
9am-3pm

Enjoy wildflower season and great views at the Horse Lake Reserve while helping to remove hazardous fencing. Last year we removed over 1.5 miles of old wire fencing at the Horse Lake Reserve. We will continue this work in 2018. Work involved cutting brush that has grown through the fences, removing and rolling rusty barbed wire, and pulling out fence posts.


Citizen Science: eBird Monitoring at Mountain Home Preserve
6am-10am
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.


Citizen Science: eBird Monitoring at Horse Lake Reserve
6am-11am
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.


Citizen Science: eBird Monitoring at Mountain Home Preserve
6am-10am
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.


Citizen Science: eBird Monitoring at Horse Lake Reserve
6am-11am
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.


Citizen Science: eBird Monitoring at Mountain Home Preserve
6am-10am
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.


Citizen Science: eBird Monitoring at Horse Lake Reserve
6am-11am
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.


Citizen Science: eBird Monitoring at Mountain Home Preserve
6am-10am
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.


Native Plant Society Quincy Area Wildflower Walk
10 AM - 2 PM

A chance to explore the spring bloomers at either the Beezley Hills or Babcock Bench. The final location will be decided prior to the trip based on the best blooms. We will explore early blooms in the shallow lithosols mixed in with deep soiled sagebrush biscuits near Quincy.


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, and put on by RunWenatchee This 6th-annual trail run event is again a fundraiser for the Chelan-Douglas Land Trust. Proceeds will be go directly to trail construction and maintenance at the Horse Lake Reserve.


Horse Lake Trail Runs Volunteers
7:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Help RunWenatchee and the Land Trust host the 5th annual Horse Lake Trail Runs. Volunteers will help direct runners, man aid stations, and other duties. This is a great opportunity to cheerlead the runners from unique vantage points in the middle of stunning wildflowers!


16th Annual Leavenworth Spring Bird Fest
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The 2018 Leavenworth Spring Bird Festival Program is now available! On-line scheduling tools will be available soon and registration begins February 15th

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Earth Day Trail Work Party
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Loop Trail Wildflower Walk
5:30-7:00 PM

Castle Rock Trail Maintenance
3:30 - 6 p.m.

Backpack Sprayer Training
10-11:30am


Backpack Sprayer Training
3-4:30pm