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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36 Years of Mount Adams Forest Change

Mt. Adams Resource Stewards is about bringing people together to affect positive change on the landscape that means so much to our communities. So this video created through Google Earth is not meant to stir controversy or serve as a critique of any one land owner or manager in the region. Rather, we hope it will serve to point out several obvious and underlying trends (such as the collaboration on public lands that has been necessary to build trust around

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Working for Washington’s Native Oaks

Oregon white oak (Quercus garryana)– aka Garry oak, Oregon oak The MARS Stewardship Crew is hard at work engaging in Oregon white oak restoration projects in Klickitat County.  In collaboration with the WA Department of Natural Resources, the Stewardship Crew has been conducting oak release thinnings on the Trout Lake Natural Area Preserve and the White Salmon Oaks Natural Area Preserve.  These projects are crucial to protecting and maintaining Oregon white oak due to continued losses and degradation of oak

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Celebrate the Mt. Adams Region with an entry in our first photo contest!

Join us in celebrating the South Mount Adams Region.  This diverse region in the shadow of Mt. Adams is rich in wildlife, plants, scenery, and culture.  Help MARS by sending in your best photos highlighting the beauty, diversity, and traditions of this unique and special place. Entries are due by September 9th, 2022. Cash prizes! Click on the link for additional information and rules. Photo credit: Dave Ryan

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