Partner Organizations

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Sponsoring Organizations

Chelan Douglas Land Trust logo
Chelan-Douglas Land Trust (CDLT)
A community land conservation organization. Offers natural history outings, and volunteer trail maintenance opportunities. The Land Trust has a post-course webpage and sends out monthly eNews to Wenatchee Naturalists.
Wenatchee River Institute
Wenatchee River Institute
Leavenworth-based non-profit that offers environmental education for adults and kids. WRI hosts evening environmental programs at the Barn Beach Reserve.
Wenatchee Valley College logo 
Wenatchee Valley College Continuing Education
Wenatchee Valley College sponsors the Fall 12-week Wenatchee Naturalist Course.

Partnering Organizations

wenatchee outdoors logo
Wenatchee Outdoors
A guide to getting out and about in the greater Wenatchee Valley. Includes descriptions of hikes, biking routes, paddling route, etc. Trail maps provided.
cascadia columbia fisheries enahncement
Cascade-Columbia Fisheries Enhancement Group
A Regional Fisheries Enhancement Group that facilitates and monitors salmon recovery and supports sustainable fisheries practices.
Cascadia Conservation District
Cascadia Conservation District
Provides financial and technical support for resource conservation and stewardship in rural Chelan County.
Chumstick Wildfire Stewardship Coalition
Collaborative group of individuals and organizations facilitating Community Wildfire Protection Plans in the Leavenworth area.
Columbia Breaks Fire Interpretive Center
Columbia Breaks Fire Interpretive Center
Interpret the ecological role of fire and preserve the history of people’s interaction with fire.
Complete the Loop Coalition
Complete the Loop Coalition
A local, volunteer corporation which has successfully advocated funding and development of public trails in the Wenatchee Valley in Central Washington state since 1990.
Conservation Northwest
Conservation Northwest
Protects wildlife and connects forests and wild areas from the Washington Coast through the Cascade Mountain to the British Columbia Rockies.
Ice Age Floods Institute
Ice Age Floods Institute
Dedicated to promoting public awareness and education relating to the significance of the Ice Age Floods.
Initiative for Rural Innovation & Stewardship
Initiative for Rural Innovation and Stewardship (IRIS)
Operates three programs (Connecting with Nature, Gathering Our Voice, and Witnessing Change) to forge community connections and record NCW history.
The Nature Conservancy
Nature Conservancy
Globally, the Nature Conservancy protects “ecologically important lands and waters for nature and people”. The Wenatchee branch is one of 4 TNC field offices in Washington.
North Central Washington Audubon Society
NCW Audubon Society
The local Audubon Society chapter takes regular bird walks, performs Citizen Science projects, and publishes a monthly newsletter called The Wild Phlox.
North Central Washington Resource Conservation & Development Council
NCW Resource Conservation and Development Council
A council of local conservation leaders stewarding lands within the NCW RC&D district through an “Area Plan.
Trout Unlimited
Trout Unlimited, Icicle Valley Chapter
Local branch of a national organization that works to sustain wild fish populations for fishing.
Trust for Public Lands Washington
Trust for Public Lands (TPL),Wenatchee office
Local branch of a national land trust that is strongly active on the West Coast.
Upper Columbia Salmon Recover Board
Upper Columbia Salmon Recovery Board
Local board working to facilitate implementation of salmon habitat restoration and protection projects that are consistent with the Upper Columbia Spring Chinook Salmon and Steelhead Recovery Plan.
Washington Native Plant Society,Wenatchee chapter
Local branch of a statewide society of native plant enthusiasts. The Wenatchee Chapter takes plant walks and hosts a public monthly educational guest lecture.
Washington Trails Association
Provides extensive listing of current Washington trail reports and conditions. Also offers frequent volunteer trail work opportunities.
Washington Wildlife Habitat Connectivity Working Group
An open collaborative science-based effort to produce tools and analyses that identify opportunities and priorities to provide habitat connectivity in Washington and surrounding habitats.
Wenatchee Row and Paddle Club
Community row and paddle club with a strong focus on performing outreach and environmental education in local schools.
Wenatchee Sportsmen’s Association (WSA)
Dedicated to the conservation and preservation of wildlife and the enhancement of habitat.

Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center

Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center
Performs environmental/historical/cultural education outreach in local schools and frequently hosts community events.
Washington State University Extension
WSU extension: Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources
Website includes webinars and short online courses on sustainable agriculture and natural resource management..
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Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Volunteer Program.
Register to volunteer on local projects, including the Douglas County Pygmy rabbit reintroduction program, and others. ..