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Natural Resources

Program Contact: Trevor Lane, County Director/Associate Professor
509-775-5225 x1116 •

Ferry County Spring Conservation Fair (April)

For info check the Ferry Conservation District website. Learn about the natural resources of our county. Educational workshops, displays and a great deal of useful information can be found at the Conservation Fair. An educational AND fun day for families!


Andrew B. Perleberg, Professor, Regional Extension Specialist and Forestry Team Leader
Counties Served: Ferry, Asotin, Chelan, Columbia, Garfield, Kittitas, Klickitat, Lincoln, Okanogan, Pend Oreille, Stevens, Spokane, Walla Walla, Whitman, & Yakima Counties
400 Washington Street
Wenatchee, WA 98801
509-630-4217 (cell)

For a complete list of Eastern Washington workshops and events, visit

Want to learn more about your private forest property but do not want to travel to out of area classes? Check out WSU Extension Forest Stewardship University where you can view online learning modules for Northwest Forest Owners. A sample of the modules include:

  • Forest Inventory
  • Managing for Aesthetics and Recreation
  • Forest Soils and Management Planning
  • Forest Roads and Water Quality

Make sure to subscribe to Forest Stewardship Notes, an online newsletter highlighting forest stewardship throughout Washington State.


Our natural resources are the most precious assets in Ferry County. In our aim to provide substantial research based information, WSU has developed an entire website devoted to WATER.

Thirsty for solutions? There’s a new guide in town to help water utilities tackle drought. EPA’s Drought Response and Recovery Guide.

The annual Spring Conservation Fair highlights the county’s natural resources:

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