Wenatchee Foothills

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Join us for a rewarding afternoon of brush clearing on the trails at Horse Lake Reserve. This work will involve working in small groups with hand tools and hiking 2-4 miles.

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.

The Wenatchee Foothills anchor a distinctly livable community. With their scenic beauty, wildlife, and network of trails and open space – the Foothills are for everyone. The Wenatchee Foothills represent:

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.