Chelan-Douglas Land Trust https://www.cdlandtrust.org/rss.xml en December 2018 https://www.cdlandtrust.org/who-we-are/history/timeline/december-2018 <span>December 2018</span> <div class="field field--name-field-timeline-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field--item"> <img src="/sites/default/files/2019-08/Spiva%20Butte.jpg" width="800" height="522" alt="Spiva Butte Nature Preserve" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </div> <span><a title="View user profile." href="/user/5" lang="" about="/user/5" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Kathy Peven</a></span> <span>Wed, 08/07/2019 - 16:02</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>CDLT purchases 1,396 acres of high-quality shrub-steppe in Douglas County from conservationist Ferdi Businger. The <strong>Spiva Butte Nature Preserve</strong> is the first property in Douglas County owned by the Land Trust. The preserve is home to several sensitive species of plants, butterflies, wildlife, and birds. The preserve provides critical habitat for one of the last two viable sage-grouse populations remaining in Washington State.</p> </div> Wed, 07 Aug 2019 23:02:17 +0000 Kathy Peven 1266 at https://www.cdlandtrust.org October 2018 https://www.cdlandtrust.org/who-we-are/history/timeline/october-2018 <span>October 2018</span> <div class="field field--name-field-timeline-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field--item"> <img src="/sites/default/files/2019-07/Nason%20Ridge.jpg" width="1469" height="803" alt="Nason Ridge" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </div> <span><a title="View user profile." href="/user/5" lang="" about="/user/5" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Kathy Peven</a></span> <span>Wed, 07/17/2019 - 16:21</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>The <strong>Save Nason Ridge Campaign</strong> exceeds its goal, raising over $1 million from CDLT members and the Lake Wenatchee community in 5 months.</p> <p><em>photo: John Marshall Photography</em></p> </div> Wed, 17 Jul 2019 23:21:45 +0000 Kathy Peven 1261 at https://www.cdlandtrust.org September 2018 https://www.cdlandtrust.org/who-we-are/history/timeline/september-2018 <span>September 2018</span> <div class="field field--name-field-timeline-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field--item"> <img src="/sites/default/files/2019-07/Lower%20Sleepy%20Hollow%20preserve.jpg" width="4224" height="2200" alt="Lower Sleepy Hollow Preserve" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </div> <span><a title="View user profile." href="/user/5" lang="" about="/user/5" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Kathy Peven</a></span> <span>Wed, 07/17/2019 - 16:09</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>The Land Trust purchases 40 acres of undeveloped floodplain on the lower Wenatchee River. This property was at risk of becoming a new flood-prone subdivision. The <strong>Lower Sleepy Hollow Preserve</strong> will provide vital side channels that juvenile salmon use for rearing and refuge. This functioning floodplain also recharges our aquifers and stores and absorbs water during high water. There will also be public access once some clean-up is done and a simple parking lot is built.<br />  </p> </div> Wed, 17 Jul 2019 23:09:35 +0000 Kathy Peven 1260 at https://www.cdlandtrust.org August 2018 https://www.cdlandtrust.org/who-we-are/history/timeline/august-2018 <span>August 2018</span> <div class="field field--name-field-timeline-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field--item"> <img src="/sites/default/files/2019-07/IMG_7063.JPG" width="4032" height="3024" alt="Jacobson Preserve" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </div> <span><a title="View user profile." href="/user/5" lang="" about="/user/5" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Kathy Peven</a></span> <span>Wed, 07/17/2019 - 15:51</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>Thanks to a generous donation from CDLT members Jim &amp; Judy Jensen, the Land Trust acquires 16.5 acres of high-quality shrub-steppe habitat above Skyline Drive in Wenatchee. This land expands Jacobson Preserve and protects a connection to the northern flank of Saddle Rock Natural Area.</p> </div> Wed, 17 Jul 2019 22:51:34 +0000 Kathy Peven 1259 at https://www.cdlandtrust.org February 2018 https://www.cdlandtrust.org/who-we-are/history/timeline/february-2018 <span>February 2018</span> <span><a title="View user profile." href="/user/5" lang="" about="/user/5" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Kathy Peven</a></span> <span>Wed, 07/17/2019 - 15:47</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>Weyerhaeuser moves forward with its plan to build roads and harvest almost all the trees on the steep slope above Lake Wenatchee. Responding to community concerns, Weyerhaeuser pauses its plans and puts 3,714-acres on Nason Ridge, identified in the Upper Wenatchee Community Lands Plan as a priority for protection, on the market.</p> <p>Western Rivers Conservancy purchases the property from Weyerhaeuser, becoming the interim owner, and the Land Trust commits to raising $1 million locally to help pay for the acquisition. This begins the <strong>Save Nason Ridge Campaign</strong>.<br />  </p> </div> Wed, 17 Jul 2019 22:47:22 +0000 Kathy Peven 1258 at https://www.cdlandtrust.org January 2018 https://www.cdlandtrust.org/who-we-are/history/timeline/january-2018 <span>January 2018</span> <div class="field field--name-field-timeline-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field--item"> <img src="/sites/default/files/2019-07/Cashmere%20Canyons.jpg" width="750" height="402" alt="Cashmere Canyons Preserve" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </div> <span><a title="View user profile." href="/user/5" lang="" about="/user/5" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Kathy Peven</a></span> <span>Wed, 07/17/2019 - 15:27</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>Property owners Jabe Blumenthal, Julie Edsforth, and Don Poirier place a conservation easement, held by the Land Trust, on their Hay Canyon Ranch property – permanently protecting these lands from any future development. The property also has some unique qualities that make it particularly resilient to the effects of climate change. Its large size, diversity of habitat - from shrub-steppe to forest - and the connectivity to public lands will allow plants and wildlife the room to move and re-establish as our climate changes. </p> <p>The 2,000-acre, privately-owned <strong>Cashmere Canyons Preserve</strong> will be open to the public for hiking once a suitable trailhead is built on land in Nahahum Canyon.</p> </div> Wed, 17 Jul 2019 22:27:23 +0000 Kathy Peven 1257 at https://www.cdlandtrust.org July through October 2017 https://www.cdlandtrust.org/who-we-are/history/timeline/july-through-october-2017 <span>July through October 2017</span> <div class="field field--name-field-timeline-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field--item"> <img src="/sites/default/files/2019-07/Cottonwood%20bridgeEntiat.jpg" width="800" height="450" alt="bridge removal" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </div> <span><a title="View user profile." href="/user/5" lang="" about="/user/5" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Kathy Peven</a></span> <span>Mon, 07/15/2019 - 16:12</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>The Land Trust swaps two parts of its Entiat River properties that were suitable for building for additional high-quality salmon habitat along the river. This connects 120 acres and over 1 mile of riverfront in the Stillwaters section of the Entiat River. Floodplain and side-channel restoration efforts begin with the removal of the unfinished, faltering bridge.</p> </div> Mon, 15 Jul 2019 23:12:22 +0000 Kathy Peven 1255 at https://www.cdlandtrust.org June 2017 https://www.cdlandtrust.org/who-we-are/history/timeline/june-2017 <span>June 2017</span> <div class="field field--name-field-timeline-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field--item"> <img src="/sites/default/files/2019-07/IMG_2748.JPG" width="3264" height="2448" alt="Saddle Rock Trailhead Grand Opening" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </div> <span><a title="View user profile." href="/user/5" lang="" about="/user/5" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Kathy Peven</a></span> <span>Mon, 07/15/2019 - 15:53</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>The City of Wenatchee’s new Saddle Rock Trailhead opens with funding help secured by CDLT. The same month, the Foothills Campaign Donor Pavilion at Saddle Rock Natural Area is constructed and dedicated.</p> </div> Mon, 15 Jul 2019 22:53:08 +0000 Kathy Peven 1254 at https://www.cdlandtrust.org August 2016 https://www.cdlandtrust.org/who-we-are/history/timeline/august-2016-0 <span>August 2016</span> <div class="field field--name-field-timeline-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field--item"> <img src="/sites/default/files/2019-03/Enlow%20House%20Move_M_Cushman.jpg" width="331" height="277" alt="House move" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </div> <span><a title="View user profile." href="/user/5" lang="" about="/user/5" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Kathy Peven</a></span> <span>Wed, 03/13/2019 - 15:57</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>The Land Trust begins restoration on 13 acres of our high-priority salmon habitat property in the Entiat by removing structures, including a large house. The house is moved 1 mile down valley providing a home for a couple. The outbuildings were dismantled and repurposed to provide support for families affected by the Carlton fires of 2014.<br />  </p> </div> Wed, 13 Mar 2019 22:57:39 +0000 Kathy Peven 1217 at https://www.cdlandtrust.org October 2016 https://www.cdlandtrust.org/who-we-are/history/timeline/october-2016 <span>October 2016</span> <div class="field field--name-field-timeline-image field--type-image field--label-hidden field--item"> <img src="/sites/default/files/2017-06/Baugh%20Oct%202017.jpg" width="576" height="335" alt="Baugh property up Number 1 Canyon" typeof="foaf:Image" class="img-responsive" /> </div> <span><a title="View user profile." href="/user/5" lang="" about="/user/5" typeof="schema:Person" property="schema:name" datatype="">Kathy Peven</a></span> <span>Mon, 06/19/2017 - 13:05</span> <div class="field field--name-body field--type-text-with-summary field--label-hidden field--item"><p>The Land Trust receives the generous gift of 21 acres up Number 1 Canyon in Wenatchee from Ed and Bev Baugh. This land provides wildlife habitat, open natural space, and adds to the conserved land in Number 1 and Number 2 Canyons in the Wenatchee Foothills.</p> </div> Mon, 19 Jun 2017 20:05:09 +0000 Kathy Peven 822 at https://www.cdlandtrust.org