Promoting sustainable connections between the land and local communities

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Mt Adams Community Forest
Mt. Adams Community Forest
In 2011, Mt. Adams Resource Stewards established Washington’s first non-profit owned, working community forest. The Mt. Adams Community Forest Project strives to permanently protect high community and conservation value forests critical to the quality of life in this region.
Land and Resource Stewardship
Land and Resource Stewardship
Connecting the natural splendor of the Mt. Adams region with people that care for it is central to initiatives that include the Mt. Adams Community Forest, public lands collaboration, and stewardship support services for public and private land managers.
Community Development
Community Development
We believe that stewardship extends beyond just our natural resources and into the communities we call home. Our partnerships with area schools and community groups invest in a more vibrant future for rural communities of the Mt. Adams region.
Economic Development
Economic Development
We’ve helped bolster local communities and land stewardship by developing new markets for low value wood, providing businesses and land owners access to training and contracts, building the Forest Stewardship Network, and supporting efforts to bring broadband to the region.
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Columbia Gorge TREX 2024: Applications open now!

Mt. Adams Resource Stewards is hosting the second annual Columbia Gorge Prescribed Fire Training Exchange (TREX) this fall! Join us for a peer-to-peer experiential learning opportunity with live fire training, skills practice, guest speakers, and more. CGTREX consists of an immersive 1-week training in Trout Lake, WA, followed by an “on-call” period when participants reconvene for burn opportunities as they arise. Dates: September 22-28, 2024 followed by 3-4 week on-call period Location: Trout Lake, WA and surrounding region Apply here:

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The Journey of a 1000 Miles

Just as the journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step, the journey to a healthy and resilient landscape begins with a single acre. In a time when land ownership is converted and fragmented at rapid rates, forest lands give way to an ever expanding wildland urban interface and once contiguous landscapes spanning thousands of acres are subdivided into small forest ownerships and non-industrial forest parcels. (Photo sequence: MARS Stewardship Crew blacklining in preparation for an Rx Burn)

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MARS Monitoring Report: Bobcats (Lynx rufus)

While on a bit of a walkabout in Glenwood, we encountered this handsome being. Although I am not certain, my guess is that this is a female bobcat based on its size. Bobcats are moderately common, although not commonly seen, in this region. IUCN Red List categorizes them as a species of Least Concern, which is not to say that we should not respect and care for their well-being, but their populations are stable.            

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Mt. Adams Resource Stewards
P.O. Box 152
139 Draper Springs Rd
Glenwood, WA 98619