Electronic Library

  • Our Good Neighbor Handbook - A Guide for Landowners in the Methow Valley

  • Our Shrub Steppe Restoration Handbook covering topics like: identifying shrub-steppe, evaluating your site, weed identification and treatment recommendations, and planting for restoration.

  • Our Young Naturalist Activity Booklet features a variety of nature-related games, quizzes, and activities, including a hiking scavenger hunt, matching animals to their tracks, an outdoor activities crossword puzzle, and much more. 

  • Our Methow Valley Field Guide features 124 plant and animal species.  Trees, shrubs, flowers, birds, reptiles, amphibians and mammals are depicted in full color images with both common and scientific names along with a bit of information about the species.

  • Mountain Kind Naturalist There is an amazing array of natural history sources and opportunities in the Methow Valley and surrounding communities. This website seeks to compile the best information and resources, and create new ones, in order to support and enhance natural history education and strengthen community in the Methow Valley and beyond.

  • VolunteerMethow.org Check out Valley-wide volunteer opportunities All Methow Valley nonprofit and community organizations are invited to use this website to feature volunteer tasks and to promote involvement with their organizations.Each organization has a profile page where you can learn about who they are and what they do. Find tasks using the calendar feature, or view tasks that match up with your favorite local causes and organizations, your unique skills, or what can be done at home on your own schedule. Take a look and watch it grow in the coming months! 

  • Community Fire Plan Summary Report (be patient, this is a big pdf document)

  • Valley Web Cams

  • Land Trusts

Why we do what we do
"A Short History of America" by Robert Crumb


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