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Dream Job

What makes time stand still for you? What is something that makes you feel in the present moment? For this Alaska grizzly guide, being in nature with grizzly bears is what makes him feel alive and very happy. Inspire and get outdoors. ...
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Our Beloved Saddle Rock

A video produced by our local North 40 Productions and sponsored by local Chelan Douglas Land Trust. We are a community that blends fantastic conservation efforts and outdoor recreation opportunities. Lets keep Saddle Rock thriving in a conscious, leave no trace kind of way and celebrate what is this areas natural beauty.
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Are We Loving Saddle Rock to Death?

A typical spring weekend can see hundreds of people visiting Saddle Rock. It's a beautiful, accessible place to hike, and we enjoy it for good reason. However, with its spiderweb of erosion-prone social trails, Saddle Rock is also a trail steward's nightmare.

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East vs. West - Who's Greener?

A recent study conducted by a nationally recognized polling company finds East Siders are just as conservation oriented as West Siders. Find out more here...and at a August 15 presentation sharing the results of the poll with city, county, and business community.

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Wild Fish Conservancy - Icicle Creek Snorkel Survey

The Wild Fish Conservancy is conducting a long-term study of ecological change in the Icicle Creek watershed.  Recent improvements in fish passage at the Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery (LNFH) have made high-quality habitat for native migratory trout and salmon more accessible, providing scientific and educational opportunities.  Primary goals are...

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Cash for Trash

What do you think? Should people recycle because it's a societal duty and the right thing to do? Or are financial incentives an appropriate tool for changing behavior and getting people to recycle? Post your comment.

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Where Have All the Honeybees Gone?

Many consider Paul Watson, one of the founders of Greenpeace, too radical. But in a world where humans may be out of control, he raises disturbing questions we should all, at least, examine.
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DNR Stewards Needed

DNR is looking for conservation-oriented volunteers to steward a number of natural and recreation areas.
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Preserving Paradise

June 20. How significant is the recent purchase of two large ranches in the Wenatchee Foothills by the Chelan-Douglas Land Trust?

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Smart Growth Versus Dumb Growth

The stains of dumb growth are visible in every community but smart growth, because it grapples with many conflicting interests, is hard work.