Plant Foraging Workshop: Yarrow

Wenatchee River Institute 347 Division Street, Leavenworth, WA, United States

Join WRI for our Plant Foraging Series. We will be hosting plant foraging workshops to introduce people to the abundance of local plants and their edible, medicinal, and functional uses. Each workshop will feature a new plant at its unique harvest time. Participants will learn hands-on how to identify, harvest, propagate, and make use of […]

Pay What You Can

Pursuing the Butterflies of Leavenworth

Wenatchee River Institute 347 Division Street, Leavenworth, WA, United States

Join WRI and etymologist, David Droppers, as we seek the colorful butterflies of the mountains surrounding Leavenworth! Using catch-and-release methods, we’ll observe butterflies up close (bring your camera!), improve our identification skills, and learn the unique life histories of each species. David will also demonstrate the many methods that Lepidopterists use to study butterflies. Capacity: […]

$50

Moths: Welcome to the Night

Wenatchee River Institute 347 Division Street, Leavenworth, WA, United States

Moths are so much more than those "boring" brown things you see in your closet, or those things that "fly in your hair"! They have dazzling patterns, fascinating life histories, and hold a diversity that puts butterflies to shame! The best part - the show is happening in your backyard! WRI invites you to this […]

$25
Event Series Naturalists on the River

Naturalists On The River

Wenatchee River Institute 347 Division Street, Leavenworth, WA, United States

Join Wenatchee River Institute, in partnership with Leavenworth Outdoor Center, on a relaxing evening paddle down the Wenatchee River. This is a guided trip that will introduce you to the plants (flora) and animals (fauna) of our diverse river area (riparian zone). You will learn how to be a better observer of nature and be […]

$60

Birding By The River

Wenatchee River Institute 347 Division Street, Leavenworth, WA, United States

Go birding with knowledgeable WRI staff around the WRI campus! All birding skill levels are welcome. Need binoculars? We have loaner binoculars that you can borrow. This is a great opportunity to learn about eBird, the largest biodiversity-related community science project in the world, and utilize it to record our observations of local wild birds. […]

Free
Event Series Birding By The River

Birding By The River

Wenatchee River Institute 347 Division Street, Leavenworth, WA, United States

Go birding with knowledgeable WRI staff around the WRI campus! All birding skill levels are welcome. Need binoculars? We have loaner binoculars that you can borrow. This is a great opportunity to learn about eBird, the largest biodiversity-related community science project in the world, and utilize it to record our observations of local wild birds. […]

Free

Plant Foraging Workshop: Fireweed

Wenatchee River Institute 347 Division Street, Leavenworth, WA, United States

Join WRI for our Plant Foraging Series. We will be hosting plant foraging workshops to introduce people to the abundance of local plants and their edible, medicinal, and functional uses. Each workshop will feature a new plant at its unique harvest time. Participants will learn hands-on how to identify, harvest, propagate, and make use of […]

Pay What You Can

Cyanotype Workshop

Wenatchee River Institute 347 Division Street, Leavenworth, WA, United States

Join us for an introduction to the creative art of Cyanotypes! Learn how to create blue photogram prints with this non-toxic antique photographic process. We will place found objects from nature (such as leaves and flowers) on sheets of paper coated with a light-sensitive solution. The images will be exposed by the sun and made […]

$60

Red Barn Event – Mind-Body Training

Wenatchee River Institute 347 Division Street, Leavenworth, WA, United States

Streaming link: https://youtube.com/live/d4mzUuX_31o?feature=share This is a FREE event with a donation basket at the door. Doors open at 6:30pm for a community social with beer and wine available for purchase. The presentation will start at 7:00pm. Are you someone who frequents risk-inherent environments like the mountains? Join us for a community engaged mental health discussion […]

Free

Red Barn Event – Active Stewardship

Wenatchee River Institute 347 Division Street, Leavenworth, WA, United States

Streaming link: https://youtube.com/live/yi-1k113bWU?feature=share This is a FREE event with a donation basket at the door. Doors open at 6:30pm for a community social with beer and wine available for purchase. The presentation will start at 7:00pm. Red Barn Events are now hybrid; you may join us in person in the Red Barn or livestream virtually. […]

Free