Jeff Lambert

Jeff Lambert

Conservation Committee Chair

Jeff Lambert is the Conservation Co-Chair and was first appointed in 1996. Since then, he has been heavily involved in conservation work with the Club and collaborating with the Inland NW Land Trust, the Lands Council, Conservation NW, Washington Trails and the Sierra Club. He is the President of the Dishman Hills Conservancy and Secretary of the Inland NW Trails Coalition. Jeff has served on the Washington State NOVA Committee, the Spokane County Parks Advisory Committee, and on the Wild Washington Campaign. Jeff has been instrumental in achieving the Club’s mission of protecting and advocating for the beauty and solitude of wild places.


Andrew Ashmore

Andrew Ashmore

Conservation Committee Co-Chair

Andrew grew up hiking, camping and backpacking in the Olympic and Cascade Mountains. He joined The Mountaineers (based in Seattle) while still in high school, taking and then teaching their climbing courses. He has hiked, backpacked and climbed widely in the lower 48, Alaska (traverse of Denali), Canada, Mexico, South America (Aconcagua) and in the Himalayas (North Col of Mt. Everest).

Andrew and his spouse moved to Spokane in 1999. He joined the Spokane Mountaineers in the early 2000’s, getting involved with the Conservation Committee and has been the chair and co-chair as well serving as Club Historian and on the Board of Trustees. He is also on the Dishman Hills Conservancy Board and a member of local, regional and national conservation organizations.

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Our Conservation Efforts

Since 1955, the Spokane Mountaineers’ Conservation Committee has partnered with and provided support for local and national organizations in hundreds of efforts to preserve and protect local areas for recreation and the enjoyment of the outdoors. To volunteer with the committee, please join our activity list (accessible through your member profile) or join us at a monthly conservation committee meeting. We’d be thrilled to have you!
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Conservation Events, News & Issues

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Dishman Hills Dream Trail

Lorna Ream and Patty Houff facilitate a coalition of organizations to protect a wildlife corridor from the existing Dishman Hills...

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Save Mt Spokane from Ski Area Expansion

Jeff Lambert and John Roskelley are working with the Save Mt Spokane coalition to work to prevent the west side Mt. Spokane Ski Area expansion and work...

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Dishman Hills Trail Work

Ken Mondal arranged for the Washington Trails Association to provide expertise and crew leaders to build new trails at the Iller Creek Conservation Area...

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Minnehaha Park and Beacon Hill Cleanup

Steve Reynolds and Joe Coates led our effort. See Steve’s write-up elsewhere in this Kinnikinnick...

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Colville National Forest Trail Work

Holly Weiler and Ken Mondal were our leaders in association with the Hiking Committee, Backcountry Horsemen and Conservation Northwest...

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Our Partners Include: Spokane Mountaineers Partners

Inland Northwest Land Trust Trust For Public Land Land Trust Alliance Dishman Hills Conservancy Conservation Northwest The Lands Council

Recent Blog Entries

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