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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Recent News

MARS Featured on Life With Fire Podcast

MARS Stewardship Crew Lead, Lucas King, recently turned some of his colleagues with the organization onto a great podcast, Life With Fire, created and hosted by Amanda Monthei. A quick scan of past episodes shows the breadth of Amanda’s work relative to wildfire and prescribed fire-related topics. They are all well worth listening to! Lucas then connected Amanda with MARS Director, Jay McLaughlin, to share the story of Mt. Adams Resource Stewards’ work around community forests, the stewardship crew, efforts

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Reflecting on 2020, Looking Forward to 2021!

A Note from Executive Director, Jay McLaughlin We recognize it has been a challenging year for many. While we certainly have had our difficulties, for Mt. Adams Resource Stewards our list of gratitudes for 2020 is full. Linked here is our latest newsletter, full of updates, imagery and reflections from a few of our staff. Leading my list of things I’m counting blessings on: with a staff that swelled to sixteen (!) – doubling the number of employees from 2019

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Mt. Adams Resource Stewards
P.O. Box 152
316 E Main St
Glenwood, WA 98619