Join us outside! Winter fun with your favorite (we hope!) Conservancy

January 6, 2023

Spending winter weather indoors under a blanket with a good book is great! But what’s even better is experiencing nature with your friends at Inland Northwest Land Conservancy. Join us this winter for an event and learn more about this beautiful, four-season haven we call home.

We have a full suite of events coming in the next few months. Here’s a sampling, and you can find more on our Events page.

Saturday, January 28: Palisades Park Winter Wildlife Hike
Winter can be a fun time for exploring our environment for how plants and animals adapt to shorter days and colder temperatures. Ecologist Becky Brown, PhD decodes winter wildlife on this two-hour hike.

Sunday, January 29: Slavin Conservation Area Hike

Spokane County special projects manager and County Conservation Futures Program guru Paul Knowles, and conservation advocate, local realtor, and the son of Slavin’s former owner, Jim Slavin will share the story of how this area came to be protected forever, for the enjoyment and well-being of the Inland Northwest community.

Thursday, February 16: Volunteer Land Steward Training

If you are looking for ways to invest more deeply in local places you care about, consider becoming a Volunteer Land Steward for the Conservancy. This 1.5-hour training will show you how.

Wednesday, February 22: Waikiki Springs Nature Preserve Tree Thinning

Help the Conservancy improve the health of the forest and mitigate wildfire risk in our popular Waikiki Springs Nature Preserve on the Little Spokane River. No experience is required and tools are provided.

Saturday, February 25: Waikiki Springs Nature Preserve Birding Hike

Join Lindell Haggin as she leads a bird hike through the trails and near the waterways of the Waikiki Springs Nature Preserve.  Lindell is a very active member of the Spokane Audubon Society Chapter and is masterful at sharing her knowledge of birds and how to be a good bird watcher.