Douglas County Area

Chelan-Douglas Land Trust and Conservation Northwest invite you to join a Sa

The 2020 Pearl Hill fire scorched over 200,000 acres in Northern Douglas County, including some of the most important habitat for Washington’s rare and imperiled greater sage grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus). This species relies on healthy stands of Wyoming big sagebrush (Artemisia tridentata spp.

WENATCHEE — As Earth Day approaches, the Chelan-Douglas Land Trust (CDLT) is pleased to announce another permanent conservation win for wildlife habitat and working lands in Douglas County.

BADGER MOUNTAIN — On a cold Saturday morning, a group of volunteers gathered around a garage on Badger Mountain with bags strapped to their sides and gardening shears in hand.

For generations, farmers and ranchers in Central Washington have understood that in order to continue their important job of feeding the world, we must work together to conserve one of our most precious assets: our land.

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.

WENATCHEE — The Chelan-Douglas Land Trust (CDLT) and the Keane family have entered into a conservation easement to permanently protect a 6,723-acre family ranch in Douglas County to support farming and provide habitat for the imperiled greater sage-grouse.

New nature preserve protects high-quality shrub-steppe in Douglas County.

High quality shrub-steppe wildlife habitat protected