Outings & Events


Fall Weed Control
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Various dates in October. 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. Most fall weed control projects involve using backpack sprayers.

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Community 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?  Community Science Projects are collaborations between scientists and volunteers that expand opportunities for scientific data collection and help answer real-world questions.


Trail Building at Horse Lake Reserve
2:30 - 5:30 PM

Join us at Horse Lake Reserve to help continue building our new trail! We are about halfway done with this 1.5 mile entirely hand-built trail. This is challenging, but rewarding and fun physical work outside.


CDLT/CVCH Hiking Challenge Third Saturdays
9-11 AM
Saddle Rock

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. 


Make a Difference Day: Trail Building!
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Horse Lake Reserve

Join us at Horse Lake Reserve to help continue building our new trail! We are about halfway done with this 1.5 mile entirely hand-built trail. This is challenging, but rewarding and fun physical work outside, and we have something for every skill level, from raking to swinging a pick, maybe even rolling up some stray barbed wire near the trail if we have enough volunteers!


Annual Dinner Set Up!
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St. Joseph Church, Kuykendall Hall

Thank you for your interest! We have enough set up volunteers at this time. If you'd still like to help, consider gathering decorations or bringing an appetizer. 

The Annual Dinner is coming up, and we need your help! Help us continue the tradition of connecting with each other and learning about conservation successes this year. 

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DATE CHANGE - Gather Decorations for the Annual Dinner!
9 AM to 12 PM

Help us make Kuykendall Hall 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.


Fence Removal at Horse Lake Reserve
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Volunteers will be removing old barbed wire fencing along a boundary of the Horse Lake Reserve. The fence is falling down and overgrown. Work will involve clearing vegetation and removing wire and some fence posts. Please bring leather gloves, work clothes, sturdy footwear, and a water bottle. CDLT will supply tools/equipment, water refills and snacks.


Fence Removal at Horse Lake Reserve
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Volunteers will be removing old barbed wire fencing along a boundary of the Horse Lake Reserve. The fence is falling down and overgrown. Work will involve clearing vegetation and removing wire and some fence posts. Please bring leather gloves, work clothes, sturdy footwear, and a water bottle. CDLT will supply tools/equipment, water refills and snacks.


33rd Annual Celebration Dinner

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.


Bring an Appetizer to the Annual Dinner

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 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?  Community Science Projects are collaborations between scientists and volunteers that expand opportunities for scientific data collection and help answer real-world questions.


Environmental Film & Lecture Series: False Promises: The Lost Land of the Wenatchi

Respected Native American historian E. Richard Hart talks about the current status of Wenatchi Fishing Rights on the Wenatchee River. The evening includes a screening of the newly updated False Promises, a film documenting the history of events leading to the Yakima Treaty of 1855 and the Wenatchi Band’s quest for the fulfillment of treaty rights.


Trail Maintenance/Building in Foothills
2:00 - 4:30 PM

Weather dependent: work on new trail at Horse Lake Reserve or trail maintenance on Foothills trails. Location TBD.

Either way, this is challenging and rewarding outdoor work.


Fall Weed Control
- various

Various dates in October. 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. Most fall weed control projects involve using backpack sprayers.

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Community 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?  Community Science Projects are collaborations between scientists and volunteers that expand opportunities for scientific data collection and help answer real-world questions.


Trail Building at Horse Lake Reserve
2:30 - 5:30 PM

Join us at Horse Lake Reserve to help continue building our new trail! We are about halfway done with this 1.5 mile entirely hand-built trail. This is challenging, but rewarding and fun physical work outside.


Make a Difference Day: Trail Building!
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Horse Lake Reserve

Join us at Horse Lake Reserve to help continue building our new trail! We are about halfway done with this 1.5 mile entirely hand-built trail. This is challenging, but rewarding and fun physical work outside, and we have something for every skill level, from raking to swinging a pick, maybe even rolling up some stray barbed wire near the trail if we have enough volunteers!


Annual Dinner Set Up!
-
St. Joseph Church, Kuykendall Hall

Thank you for your interest! We have enough set up volunteers at this time. If you'd still like to help, consider gathering decorations or bringing an appetizer. 

The Annual Dinner is coming up, and we need your help! Help us continue the tradition of connecting with each other and learning about conservation successes this year. 

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DATE CHANGE - Gather Decorations for the Annual Dinner!
9 AM to 12 PM

Help us make Kuykendall Hall 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.


Fence Removal at Horse Lake Reserve
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Volunteers will be removing old barbed wire fencing along a boundary of the Horse Lake Reserve. The fence is falling down and overgrown. Work will involve clearing vegetation and removing wire and some fence posts. Please bring leather gloves, work clothes, sturdy footwear, and a water bottle. CDLT will supply tools/equipment, water refills and snacks.


Fence Removal at Horse Lake Reserve
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Volunteers will be removing old barbed wire fencing along a boundary of the Horse Lake Reserve. The fence is falling down and overgrown. Work will involve clearing vegetation and removing wire and some fence posts. Please bring leather gloves, work clothes, sturdy footwear, and a water bottle. CDLT will supply tools/equipment, water refills and snacks.


Bring an Appetizer to the Annual Dinner

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 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?  Community Science Projects are collaborations between scientists and volunteers that expand opportunities for scientific data collection and help answer real-world questions.


Trail Maintenance/Building in Foothills
2:00 - 4:30 PM

Weather dependent: work on new trail at Horse Lake Reserve or trail maintenance on Foothills trails. Location TBD.

Either way, this is challenging and rewarding outdoor work.


Community 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?  Community Science Projects are collaborations between scientists and volunteers that expand opportunities for scientific data collection and help answer real-world questions.


Trail Maintenance/Building in Foothills
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Weather dependent: work on new trail at Horse Lake Reserve or trail maintenance on Foothills trails. Location TBD.

Either way, this is challenging and rewarding outdoor work.


2018 Washington State Trails Conference
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Wenatchee Convention Center

This year, the 12th Washington State Trails Conference will be held in Wenatchee. Over 200 trails leaders from businesses, non-profits, and municipal, county, state, and federal agencies will attend. This year's theme is Leading the Way.

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Make a Difference Day: Saddle Rock Trailhead Defensible Space
9:00am - 4:00pm

Help Chelan County Emergency Management extend the 100-foot fire-safe landscape started last year at Saddle Rock Gateway trailhead. Lunch provided by Appleatchee Riders. Volunteers should expect to participate in: cutting back brush, weed eating, brush removal, falling trees, running a chipper.