What does a healthy river mean for a healthy community? Clean, abundant water and healthy riparian habitat are vital for fish, wildlife and people. North Central Washington’s quality of life and economic vitality depend on the natural functions and scenic quality of our exceptional rivers, streams and lakes.
Lake Wenatchee and its tributaries the White River and the Little Wenatchee River are a priority focus area for the Chelan-Douglas Land Trust. Much of the headwaters of the White and Little Wenatchee Rivers are in wilderness near the crest of the Cascade Mountains, and are relatively pristine.