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‘Era of Megafires’ to be shown in Twisp

‘Era of Megafires’ to be shown in Twisp

The Methow Conservancy, North 40 Productions and the Okanogan Conservation District will host a multi-media presentation, “The Era of Megafires,” on Feb. 28 at the Methow Valley Community Center gym in Twisp. The free program begins at 7 p.m. “The Era of Megafires” is a 70-minute, multi-media, traveling presentation hosted by Dr. Paul Hessburg, who...
Methow Conservancy (20), Methow Trails (40) throw a birthday party

Methow Conservancy (20), Methow Trails (40) throw a birthday party

Two Methow Valley nonprofits — Methow Trails and the Methow Conservancy — invite the public to a combined birthday bash on Saturday (Jan. 21) at the Winthrop Barn, with dance music provided by The Paperboys. Both organizations promise no fancy fundraising or gimmicks, or long speeches. Doors open ...
Conservancy hosts Bondis for program on travels in Tanzania

Conservancy hosts Bondis for program on travels in Tanzania

The Bondis are back. Steve and Kim Bondi, former owners of the North Cascades Basecamp near Mazama, have just returned (with their two kids, Amelia and Emmet) from a family adventure in Tanzania – and they will present the Methow Conversancy “First Tuesday” program next week (Jan. 10) at the Methow Valley Community Center in...
Conservancy hosts holiday party, photo program on North America’s owls

Conservancy hosts holiday party, photo program on North America’s owls

The Methow Conservancy’s annual holiday party and Conservation Awards presentation on Tuesday (Dec. 6) at the Winthrop Barn will be followed by “Owl: A Year in the Lives of North American Owls,” a presentation by award-winning wildlife photographer Paul Bannick. The free events begin with the party at 6 p.m., offering appetizers and drinks, the...
Scattered results

Scattered results

A multi-year campaign to restore plants in areas disturbed when utility lines damaged by wildfires were repaired appears to be helping reestablish native grasses and crowd out invasive weeds. For the third year in a row, volunteers organized …
Climate change consequences are unavoidable, speaker says

Climate change consequences are unavoidable, speaker says

UW professor points to increased warming trends in Northwest By Ann McCreary No matter what steps are taken to head off the consequences of climate change, there is nothing that can be done now to avoid them entirely — it’s just a matter of “how fast and how much” the climate will change, according to a University...
Make the most of the harvest

Make the most of the harvest

Enjoy the fruits and vegetables of your garden — and your hunting and gathering — year-round. Local experts share basic techniques that will help preserve the flavor and nutritive value of your harvest. There are three more classes in Classroom in Bloom’s DirtWorks series. All classes are Saturday mornings from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 13: Seed Saving....
Commissioners to hear conservation easement proposals

Commissioners to hear conservation easement proposals

The Okanogan County commissioners will hold a public hearing on Monday (July 11) regarding two conservation easement projects for which the Methow Conservancy is seeking funding through the Washington Wildlife and Recreation Program. The hearing begins at 4 p.m. in the commissioners’ meeting room. According to a Conservancy press release, agriculturalists will speak on behalf...
Conservancy names annual award winners

Conservancy names annual award winners

The Methow Conservancy announced the recipients of its 2015 Methow Conservation Awards at an event last week. Classroom in Bloom is the winner of the Ken White Award — honoring those who carry on Ken White’s love for the Methow Valley — in recognition of the program’s commitment to inspiring young people to understand agriculture, ecology, and natural history...
Arts briefs: Nov. 25, 2015

Arts briefs: Nov. 25, 2015

Learn about the Salish Sea The Methow Conservancy’s annual year-end community social will be on Tuesday (Dec. 1) at the Winthrop Barn and will feature a presentation by renowned marine scientists and writers Audrey DeLella Benedict and Joe Gaydos: “Salish Sea: Jewel of the Pacific Northwest.” The free event begins at 7 p.m. The presentation...