DNR's Volunteer Calendar
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DNR's Volunteer Calendar 
 


Interested in recreation on DNR-managed lands? Want to get involved? Consider volunteering.

There's all sorts of ways you can get involved in improving recreation on DNR-managed lands. Help build and repair trails. Restore or monitor a stream. Paint buildings. Build a bridge. Attend a meeting and provide your input. Check out upcoming volunteer opportunities on our calendar below...

UPDATED: September 5, 2014

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2014:       September | October | November | December

Volunteers must be 18 or older or have pre-approved parental signature on volunteer form. 

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September 2014

DateTimeEvent / Sponsor / ActivityLocationContact
September 69 a.m. to 2 p.m.FOCF Monthly Work Party
Join DNR staff and volunteers from
Friends of Capitol Forest (FOCF) for a worker appreciation party.

If you have participated in one of the monthly FOCF work parties or plan to participate in the future, this party is for you!


What to bring

Bring clothes appropriate for weather conditions and yourself. Kids are welcome!

 

Capitol Forest
Meet at Porter Creek Campground at 9 a.m..

 

Directions:

  • Start at junction of State Route 12 and Porter Creek Road
  • Go NE on Porter Creek Rd for 3.4 miles
  • At 4-way intersection, go straight on B-line Road for 0.6 miles
  • Site is on left
Nick Cronquist
360-480-2700
nick.cronquist@dnr.wa.gov
September 169 a.m. to
3 p.m.

Walker Valley ORV Area Work

Join DNR staff and other volunteers to help work on trails, clean ditches, haul gravel, brush trails, paint, pick up garbage, and more! No need to call first.

Show up at 9 a.m. to get the day's assignment from a DNR staffer. Work as long as you want. Bring a hard hat, gloves, lunch, and water. Work parties take place  — rain or shine!

 

** This event is eligible for a voucher toward a complimentary Discover Pass.

 

Walker Valley

Meet at the Walker Valley Trailhead Information Kiosk
18652 Peter Burns Rd
Mount Vernon

Get Directions

Jim Cahill
360-854-2874
jim.cahill@dnr.wa.gov

September 279 a.m. to
3 p.m.

Reiter Foothills ORV Work Party
Join DNR staff to enhance the Motorcycle Trials trail area and work other ORV trail projects.

 

** This event is eligible for a voucher toward a complimentary Discover Pass

 

 

 

 

Reiter Foothills Forest
Meet at the Deer Flats Mainline Gate.

Directions:

  • Drive East on Hwy 2 through the town of Gold Bar
  • Turn left onto Reiter Road
  • Continue for 3.8 miles
  • Deer Flats Mainline Road will be on your left

 

Daniel Christian
360-333-7846

daniel.christian@dnr.wa.gov

 

September 279 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Teanaway Campground Work Party

Join DNR staff to pick up litter and do campground maintenance for the Teanaway Community Forest campground.

 

What to bring

Bring gloves, boots, water, lunch, and clothes appropriate for the weather.

 

** This event is eligible for a voucher toward a complimentary Discover Pass

 

Teanaway Campground

Meet at the Teanaway Campground at 9 a.m..

 

Directions:

From the west:

  • On east bound Interstate 90, take Exit 85
  • Turn left to WA-970 
  • Turn right onto WA-970
  • Continue 6.5 miles and turn left onto Teanaway Road
  • Continue 7.5 miles and turn left onto West Fork Teanaway Road
  • In 0.5 mile, Teanaway Campground will be on the left

From the east:

  • On westbound Interstate 90, take Exit 106 
  • Follow signs for US-97 North toward Wenatchee
  • Drive 13 miles and turn left onto WA-970 at the stop sign
  • Continue for 3.5 miles on WA-970
  • Turn right onto Teanaway Road
  • Continue 7.5 miles
  • Turn left onto West Fork Teanaway Road
  • In 0.5 mile, Teanaway Campground will be on the left

 

Stephanie Margheim

509-571-0279
Stephanie.margheim@dnr.wa.gov

 

October 2014

DateTimeEvent / Sponsor / ActivityLocationContact
October 49 a.m. to 2 p.m.FOCF Monthly Work Party
Join DNR staff and volunteers from
Friends of Capitol Forest for a work party.

Work to improve road crossing areas, remove wood supports on berms, and drainage.

Kids are welcome! There is often a mountain bike ride after the work party.


What to bring

Bring clothes appropriate for weather conditions and work gloves. Bring your lunch and drinks if desired. Tools will be provided.

** This event is eligible for a voucher toward a complimentary Discover Pass.

 

Capitol Forest
Meet at the "Y" intersection of Waddell Creek Road and Sherman Valley Road.

Get Directions
Nick Cronquist
360-480-2700
nick.cronquist@dnr.wa.gov
October 119 a.m. to
3 p.m.

Walker Valley ORV Area Work

Join DNR staff and other volunteers to help work on trails, clean ditches, haul gravel, brush trails, paint, pick up garbage, and more! No need to call first.

Show up at 9 a.m. to get the day's assignment from a DNR staffer. Work as long as you want. Bring a hard hat, gloves, lunch, and water. Work parties take place  — rain or shine!

 

** This event is eligible for a voucher toward a complimentary Discover Pass.

 

Walker Valley

Meet at the Walker Valley Trailhead Information Kiosk
18652 Peter Burns Rd
Mount Vernon

Get Directions

Jim Cahill
360-854-2874
jim.cahill@dnr.wa.gov

October 259 a.m. to
3 p.m.

Reiter Foothills ORV Work Party
Join DNR staff to enhance the Motorcycle Trials trail area and work other ORV trail projects.

 

** This event is eligible for a voucher toward a complimentary Discover Pass

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reiter Foothills Forest
Meet at the Deer Flats Mainline Gate.

Directions:

  • Drive East on Hwy 2 through the town of Gold Bar
  • Turn left onto Reiter Road
  • Continue for 3.8 miles
  • Deer Flats Mainline Road will be on your left

 

Daniel Christian
360-333-7846

daniel.christian@dnr.wa.gov

 

 

November 2014

DateTimeEvent / Sponsor / ActivityLocationContact
November 19 a.m. to 2 p.m.FOCF Monthly Work Party
Join DNR staff and volunteers from
Friends of Capitol Forest for a work party.

Work to improve road crossing areas, remove wood supports on berms, and drainage.

Kids are welcome! There is often a mountain bike ride after the work party.


What to bring

Bring clothes appropriate for weather conditions and work gloves. Bring your lunch and drinks if desired. Tools will be provided.

** This event is eligible for a voucher toward a complimentary Discover Pass.

 

Capitol Forest
Meet at the "Y" intersection of Waddell Creek Road and Sherman Valley Road.

Get Directions
Nick Cronquist
360-480-2700
nick.cronquist@dnr.wa.gov
November 89 a.m. to
3 p.m.

Walker Valley ORV Area Work

Join DNR staff and other volunteers to help work on trails, clean ditches, haul gravel, brush trails, paint, pick up garbage, and more! No need to call first.

Show up at 9 a.m. to get the day's assignment from a DNR staffer. Work as long as you want. Bring a hard hat, gloves, lunch, and water. Work parties take place  — rain or shine!

 

** This event is eligible for a voucher toward a complimentary Discover Pass.

 

Walker Valley

Meet at the Walker Valley Trailhead Information Kiosk
18652 Peter Burns Rd
Mount Vernon

Get Directions

Jim Cahill
360-854-2874
jim.cahill@dnr.wa.gov

November 89:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Beverly Dunes Clean-Up
Join DNR staff and members of Eastern Washington Adventures for a work party to clean up Beverly Sand Dunes. 

 

What to bring
Bring boots, gloves, water, and lunch. Volunteers are encouraged to bring ATVs but must meet necessary requirements: flag, current registration, spark arrester, and helmets are required.

 

** This event is eligible for a voucher toward a complimentary Discover Pass.

 

Beverly Sand Dunes
Meet at the parking area at 9:30 a.m.

Directions:

From Interstate 90

  • Take Exit 137 for Highway 26 East toward Othello/Pullman
  • Continue 1 mile 
  • Turn right onto Highway 243
  • Continue 7 miles
  • Turn left onto Lower Crab Creek Road
  • Continue 2 miles
  • Turn right onto the Beverly Dunes ORV Area

Stephanie Margheim

509-571-0279
Stephanie.margheim@dnr.wa.gov

November 229 a.m. to
3 p.m.

Reiter Foothills ORV Work Party
Join DNR staff to enhance the Motorcycle Trials trail area and work other ORV trail projects.

 

** This event is eligible for a voucher toward a complimentary Discover Pass

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reiter Foothills Forest
Meet at the Deer Flats Mainline Gate.

Directions:

  • Drive East on Hwy 2 through the town of Gold Bar
  • Turn left onto Reiter Road
  • Continue for 3.8 miles
  • Deer Flats Mainline Road will be on your left

 

Daniel Christian
360-333-7846

daniel.christian@dnr.wa.gov

 

 

December 2014

DateTimeEvent / Sponsor / ActivityLocationContact
December 69 a.m. to 2 p.m.FOCF Monthly Work Party
Join DNR staff and volunteers from
Friends of Capitol Forest for a work party.

Work to improve road crossing areas, remove wood supports on berms, and drainage.

Kids are welcome! There is often a mountain bike ride after the work party.


What to bring

Bring clothes appropriate for weather conditions and work gloves. Bring your lunch and drinks if desired. Tools will be provided.

** This event is eligible for a voucher toward a complimentary Discover Pass.

 

Capitol Forest
Meet at the "Y" intersection of Waddell Creek Road and Sherman Valley Road.

Get Directions
Nick Cronquist
360-480-2700
nick.cronquist@dnr.wa.gov
December 139 a.m. to
3 p.m.

Walker Valley ORV Area Work

Join DNR staff and other volunteers to help work on trails, clean ditches, haul gravel, brush trails, paint, pick up garbage, and more! No need to call first.

Show up at 9 a.m. to get the day's assignment from a DNR staffer. Work as long as you want. Bring a hard hat, gloves, lunch, and water. Work parties take place  — rain or shine!

 

** This event is eligible for a voucher toward a complimentary Discover Pass.

 

Walker Valley

Meet at the Walker Valley Trailhead Information Kiosk
18652 Peter Burns Rd
Mount Vernon

Get Directions

Jim Cahill
360-854-2874
jim.cahill@dnr.wa.gov

December 279 a.m. to
3 p.m.

Reiter Foothills ORV Work Party
Join DNR staff to enhance the Motorcycle Trials trail area and work other ORV trail projects.

 

** This event is eligible for a voucher toward a complimentary Discover Pass

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reiter Foothills Forest
Meet at the Deer Flats Mainline Gate.

Directions:

  • Drive East on Hwy 2 through the town of Gold Bar
  • Turn left onto Reiter Road
  • Continue for 3.8 miles
  • Deer Flats Mainline Road will be on your left

 

Daniel Christian
360-333-7846

daniel.christian@dnr.wa.gov

 

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Kirk Thomas
Field Operations Coordinator
Washington State Department of Natural Resources
360-902-1645
kirk.thomas@dnr.wa.gov

Ken Dean
Forest Watch Program Coordinator
360-902-1701
kenneth.dean@dnr.wa.gov

Jessica Payne
Recreation Communications & Outreach Coordinator
360-902-1066
jessica.payne@dnr.wa.gov

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