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!
Spokane Mountaineers Conservation Committee
 

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

  • December 9, 2020
    Posted by Club Ecomm_Chair
    Right Outside My Door, by Tiana Luke (Winter 2020 Kinnikinnick) I spent a lot of this fall and winter on crutches, so when spring was beginning to show, I was itching to get out. With two foot-surgeries in the books and two good-as-new feet, I made big plans for 2020. What else is a serial planner ...
  • TRIP REPORT: Exploring the Elkhorn Mountains by Tabitha Gregory (Winter 2020 Kinnikinnick) The Elkhorn Mountains lie just across Washington’s border in northeast Oregon. The range is a subset of the greater Blue Mountains and neighbor to the Wallowa Mountains. My husband and I journeyed to th...
  • This week the state of Washington entered Phase 2 of its reopening plan in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Spokane Mountaineers events will now begin to take place again, but group size will be limited to five participants in addition to the leader. Leaders will require social distancing and may ...
  • Last week, our Vice President Li Ciavola hosted the May General Membership meeting on Facebook Live! He was joined by Rod Price, who told his story of climbing 55 summits in one year to raise awareness for veteran suicide. If you missed the interview, use the link below to see it on YouTube!  ...
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