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

Columbia Gorge TREX: applications open through 7/17/23

Mt. Adams Resource Stewards is hosting the first-ever Columbia Gorge Prescribed Fire Training Exchange (TREX) October 9-20 in Glenwood! This 12-day immersive training event will help develop participants’ skills through hands-on practice, guest speakers, field trips, and implementation of prescribed burns throughout the region. In leading the event, MARS hopes to expand capacity for more “good fire” in the Mt. Adams landscape (and beyond) as a means to reduce wildfire risk around communities and promote the health of our fire-adapted

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Birding On MARS!

Mt. Adams Resource Stewards presents: Birding on MARS! FREE!! Join MARS staff for birding on the Mt. Adams Community Forest in Glenwood, WA! Saturday May 20th, 2023 Two sessions will be held. A morning walk at Pine Flats and an afternoon paddle at the Mill Pond. Check out this free opportunity to learn about the Mt. Adams Community Forest and see some cool birds as the spring migration gets underway! 8:00 AM- Meet at the MACF Pine Flats parcel located

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Our Latest Newsletter!

2022 has been a busy year! Catch up with some of our latest news here. We’re grateful for the many opportunities, partnerships, supporters and great staff that enabled us to expand our organizational footprint this year. Looking forward to 2023! (Photo of the Mt. Adams Community Forest, Klickitat Rim Tract, Spring 2022)

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