Posts tagged: Dishman Hills Natural Area Association
WHEN: April 22, 1 p.m.-4 p.m.
WHERE: Dishman Hills Natural Area, Camp Caro, 625 S. Sargent Road, Spokane Valley
WHO: Community groups and volunteers needed.
About 340 helpers made a big difference last year in the appearance of this gem of habitat for trail hikers and wildlife in Spokane Valley.
Groups are organized for trail restoration and clean-up, noxious weed removal, tree planting and other projects.
REI and the Dishman Hills Natural Area Association organize the event and provide music and free food.
Preregister here for info and to make sure you get a T-shirt!
Dig deeper into the volunteer trail work with a full weekend project sponsored by the Washington Trails Association.
CONSERVATION — Spokane’s REI store, celebrating its 25th anniversary, has recently awarded grants totaling $20,000 to non-profit groups that will leverage the money with volunteer work at several key area outdoors features in the Spokane area:
Spokane River Forum,$10,000 – for improving the river access at Mirabeau Point for paddlers and rafters and advancing the concept of a Spokane River Water Trail.
Friends of the Centennial Trail, $5,000 – to support the spring Unveil the Trail event that organizes community volunteers to clean and maintain 37 miles of the trail from the stateline to Nine Mile Falls.
Dishman Hills Natural Area Association, $5,000 – to support volunteer projects for stewardship, including the annual service day, trail maintenance, brochure creation and habitat restoration.