Outings & Events


Weed Control
- various

Many dates from late April to July. 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
2-6 PM
Ski Hill in Leavenworth

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 bike trails during this 3 hour walk. Connie has explored these hills for 40 years and enjoys sharing her local knowledge with all ages and backgrounds.


Sam Hill Wildflower Walk

Spend an evening among wildflowers at the mouth of the Icicle Canyon on the Land Trust’s Sam Hill property. CDLT Conservation Fellow Susan Ballinger has led the field work to create a comprehensive plant species list for Sam Hill, and invites CDLT members to explore this unique place and learn more about the late-spring blooming wildflowers.


Firewise Landscaping
5:30-6:15 PM
Jacobson Preserve Trailhead

Come see how a little elbow grease can transform a piece of land from overgrown to beautifully wildfire-ready.


Mountain Home Birds & Blooms Walk
6:00 PM-8:30 PM
Mountain Home Preserve

Explore wildflowers, birds, animal tracks, geology and more on this evening walk at our Mountain Home Property above Leavenworth. This trip will be led by CDLT Conservation Fellow Susan Ballinger, who makes monthly visits to Mountain Home to record bird use. Beautiful views, wildlife, and the evening light – don’t miss this trip!


Trail Maintenance in the Upper Valley
9:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Join us on Saturday, June 8th from 9 AM - 1:30 PM for trail maintenance and stewardship activities at one of our properties (TBD) near Leavenworth. Work may include trail maintenance, sign installation and brush removal and could involve hiking 2-3 miles and using hand tools such as loppers, hand saws, hoes and McLeods along the way.


Hike for Health Series Third Saturdays
9 AM - 11:30 AM
Clara Lake

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:


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.


Check Out Nature With These Backpacks
6:30-7:30 PM
Saddle Rock

Learn how to use binoculars, compass, magnifying glass, an insect catcher, identify plants and animals, and learn about cool hikes in our valley. NCRL and CDLT will provide fun nature activities at the trailhead. Check out a nature backpack and nature books from the bookmobile.  Afterwards, considering taking your own hike up the trail.


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.


Up & Over Saddle Rock: Evening Hike
7:00pm
Jacobson Preserve

Join us for a hike "Up & Over" Saddle Rock on a full moon evening. We will hike up to the top of Saddle Rock and take a little snack break while enjoying the view - everything looks just a little bit softer when cast in the evening light! We'll then hike back down the Jacobson Trail to our awaiting vehicles. 


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.


Hike for Health Series Third Saturdays
7 AM - 9 AM
Jacobson Preserve

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:


Weed Control
- various

Many dates from late April to July. 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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Trail Maintenance in the Upper Valley
9:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Join us on Saturday, June 8th from 9 AM - 1:30 PM for trail maintenance and stewardship activities at one of our properties (TBD) near Leavenworth. Work may include trail maintenance, sign installation and brush removal and could involve hiking 2-3 miles and using hand tools such as loppers, hand saws, hoes and McLeods along the way.


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 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.


Kids in the Forest
- 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Help kids get outside learning about Forest Health. Cascadia Conservation District is looking for volunteers to help with Kids in the Forest by running educational stations. Training provided. Locations vary, from Wenatchee to Mission Ridge to Tall Timbers near Lake Wenatchee. Volunteer for half-days or the whole time. 

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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.