WENATCHEE, WA - Chinook Forest Partners (CFP) and Trust for Public Land (TPL) have entered into an agreement that creates the framework for TPL’s purchase of approximately 35,000 acres in Chelan County over the next seven years.
Lake Wenatchee Area
About Nason Creek - Every year, endangered Spring Chinook and threatened steelhead migrate up hundreds of miles of river, making their way to Nason Creek. Join Cascade Fisheries and Chelan-Douglas Land Trust for light to moderate work that includes a variety of tasks such as removing invasive plants, seed collecting, and brush clearing.
Tracy Bowerman PhD gives this presentation about Pacific Salmon for the Chelan-Douglas Land Trust.
Controlling over 20 species of noxious weeds is one of our toughest stewardship duties. The timing of weed control treatments depends on the stage of plant growth and favorable weather conditions so we keep a flexible schedule.
Land along Kahler Creek near Nason Ridge benefits salmon and trail users
May 21, 2018
Western Rivers Conservancy, Chelan-Douglas Land Trust, and the Lake Wenatchee Community team up to protect recreation and habitat across a spectacular mountainside over Lake Wenatchee
LAKE WENATCHEE — The Chelan-Douglas Land Trust and Western Rivers Conservancy have teamed up to work on permanently conserving Lake Wenatchee’s Nason Ridge.
“There’s a tremendous amount of interest in seeing this area conserved in the greater Lake Wenatchee community,” Sue Doroff, president of Western Rivers Conservancy, said Monday.
Every year, endangered Spring Chinook and threatened steelhead migrate up hundreds of miles of river, making their way to Nason Creek. Beginning in 2013, CDLT has worked to protect some of the most productive spawning and rearing locations on this tributary of the Wenatchee River.
In 1994 it came to public attention that 320 acres of land in and adjacent to the Glacier Peak Wilderness were planned for logging followed by housing development. The parcels were located along the very popular hiking trail to Spider Meadow at the head of the Chiwawa valley, near Lake Wenatchee.