Outings & Events


Wild Ideas!
5:30-7:00 pm
Pybus Event Center

Catch up with friends and meet new people interested in our land, water and trails. Please join us for Wild Ideas, a fun, free event at Pybus Event Center featuring:


Bring a shareable appetizer or dessert to the Wild Ideas event!
5:30-7:00 pm
Pybus Event Center

Help celebrate by bringing a dessert or appetizer to share at our Wild Ideas event. No need to come early. 

Bring a shareable dessert and serving utensil and we will provide plates. It helps to mark your dish, utensil and/or vase with your name and number!


White River Snowshoe Tour - A CDLT and Team Naturaleza Event
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

CURRENTLY FULL - to be added to the waitlist, email Hillary@cdlandtrust.org


Hike for Health Series Third Saturdays
9 AM - 11 AM
Dry Gulch

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

Join us for the 2019 Hike for Health Series. 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. 

How to participate in the Hike for Health Series:


Environmental Film: The Trouble With Wolves

Death threats, court battles, and an iconic endangered species in the middle. The Trouble With Wolves takes an up-close look at the most heated and controversial wildlife conservation debate of our time. The film aims to find out whether coexistence is really possible by hearing from the people directly involved.



Gold Mining History Tour at Saddle Rock and Dry Gulch
1:00-3:30pm
Meet at Saddle Rock Trailhead

Did you know that gold mining is a huge part of Wenatchee’s history? Join geologist Brent Cunderla to explore the geology and history of mining at Saddle Rock and Dry Gulch. A short presentation at the trailhead will be followed by a 1.5-mile hike up Dry Gulch Road to see the evidence of mining on the ground. Enjoy an early spring day on the trails!


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


Early Wildflower Walk at Sam Hill

Don't miss this! See the wildflowers at the Land Trust's Sam Hill property, just inside Icicle Canyon near Leavenworth. This property is unique and hosts a variety of beautiful and interesting plants.


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


Hike for Health Series Third Saturdays
9 AM - 11 AM

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

Join us for the 2019 Hike for Health Series. 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. 

How to participate in the Hike for Health Series:


Earth Day Scavenger Hunt for Families
4-6 PM
Jacobson Preserve

Come out for an easy way to explore nature and celebrate Earth Day with your kids in the Foothills!


Wildflower Walk in the Foothills - Jacobson Preserve
5:30-7:00 pm
Jacobson Preserve

Celebrate Native Plant Appreciation week by spending an evening surrounded by blooming wildflowers, with a great view to lift your spirits. Conservation Fellow Susan Ballinger has designed these short, weekday strolls to fit a busy schedule and all ages.


FULL - Wildflower Walk in the Foothills - Balsamroot Trail
5:30-7:00 pm
Balsamroot Trail

Celebrate Native Plant Appreciation week by spending an evening surrounded by blooming wildflowers, with a great view to lift your spirits. Conservation Fellow Susan Ballinger has designed these short, weekday strolls to fit a busy schedule and all ages.


Bring a shareable appetizer or dessert to the Wild Ideas event!
5:30-7:00 pm
Pybus Event Center

Help celebrate by bringing a dessert or appetizer to share at our Wild Ideas event. No need to come early. 

Bring a shareable dessert and serving utensil and we will provide plates. It helps to mark your dish, utensil and/or vase with your name and number!


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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. 


Sagebrush Songbird Survey & Training | WA State Audubon Society
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The Sagebrush Songbird Survey is a community science project developed in partnership with the Washington Department of Wildlife (WDFW). The data collected in this multi-year, million-acre survey helps us find the best remaining habitat areas for sagebrush birds in our state. There will be several Classroom Training Sessions in mid-March and Field Training in early April. 

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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. 


Leavenworth Spring Bird Fest
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Registration for this annual event opens February 19th

more info on Leavenworth Spring Bird Fest here

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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. 


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. 


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.