ENJOY THE OUTDOORS WITH THE NATURE CONSERVANCY AND ROGER URBANIAK
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Learn more about what to do and see in the great outdoors near Yakima! The Nature Conservancy is sponsoring four talks by Roger Urbaniak designed to increase our appreciation of the natural world.
There is a suggested $10 donation applying to a membership in The Nature Conservancy if you’re not already a member.
When: Second Wednesday of each month, January - April, 6:30pm
Where: Yakima Arboretum Solarium, 1401 Arboretum Drive in Yakima, WA.
Plenty of parking!
Wednesday January 14, 2015
Success stories of Salmon Recovery in Washington State
What has been done to bring back salmon numbers to local streams and Rivers and how is it working? Projects will be discussed that impact Columbia River and Yakima River Runs of Chinook, Coho and Sockeye Salmon.
Wednesday February 11, 2015
Great outdoor destinations near Yakima
Sites will be discussed that range from short local hikes, scenic drives, informational tours, camping opportunities, wild animal viewing sites, wildflower and wild berry locations and more
Wednesday March 11, 2015
Suggestions for outdoor hobbies
A variety of outdoor hobbies will be discussed from traditional hobbies of hunting, fishing, camping, and hiking to more unusual hobbies of night walking, canoeing, wildflower walks, photography, hang gliding, Yakima River float trips, gathering edible wild food, dune buggies, Sunday drives and more.
Wednesday April 8, 2015
Getting outside on public and private lands
This lecture is designed to provide you information that will assist you in locating new areas for your recreational activity, identify times when access fees may be required, help you determine when you will be welcome on property or potentially trespassing, times when you might need reservations, etc.