Kittitas County Field & Stream
1919 - 2019  Celebrating 100 Years of "Working Today For Tomorrow's Wildlife"
Ellensburg, Washington
ongoing projects
Our HISTORY and CONSERVATION web pages outline many of our past projects.  Field & Stream members are proud of our
contributions to the recreation available in the county.  We're pleased to continue the tradition today.
Big Game Committee - Chair Bill Essman.  

Bird Committee - Chair Kevin Coordination with WDFW, Washington RGS, our club resulted in about a
mile of abandoned barbed wire fence being removed from Ainsley Canyon in the LT Murray.  Thank you, Volunteers!  
Thank you Shaw's Furniture
and Arnold's Ranch & Home for continuing your support of our Gamebird Winter Feed program.  About 2.25 tons given this year.

Durr Road - Chair Bill Essman.  Our event coincided with many Easter and other activities this year, so we give many, many thanks to our hardy
volunteers who came out!  The 2019 Clean Up collected nearly one ton of litter.
"THANK YOU!"  to all who came out to help.   And if
you know someone littering any public lands, please ask them to stop.  #RespectedAccessIsOpenAccess

Fish Committee - chair open.  Fiorito is closed due to toxiic algae bloom.  Statewide WDFW fishing derby April 27- Oct 31.  Catch tagged fish in
Easton Lake, Fiorito North and Mattoon.  Derby info at   

Hunter Ed Classes - WDFW-certified Instructors Deborah Essman, Aaron Kuntz, Bill Essman, Neal Houser, John Entwistle and Steve Douglas prov
ide a premier hands-on learning experience that benefits new and experienced sportsmen and women.  2019 classes are complete
;; 2020 classes are
being planned
.  Find classes at

Land/Habitat Committee - Chair Bill Essman.     Be sure to get your new Discover Pass if you plan to recreate on DFW, DNR or state parks.  
This fee will provide much needed monies to maintain and improve our public recreation areas.  
Learn more and buy online.  To recreate on US
Forest Service lands, buy a Northwest Forest Pass.  
Learn more.  The Kittitas County Public Lands Advisory Committee meetings are open to the
public.  Get more info on the committee at

Let's Go Outdoors!  Committee - Chair Steve Douglas.  Save the date--May 23,2020.  A one-day event showcasing the many activities available in
Kittitas County.  Seminars, activities, information and more from a wide variety of organizations. C'mon, Let's Go Outdoors!

Life Member Scholarship - Is your high school senior seeking a career in wildlife or habitat research or management?  Have him or her contact the
school career counselor for info on our scholarship.  Congratulations to Mr. Zach Gabriel on receiving our 2019 award.  

Membership Committee - Deborah Essman and Aaron Kuntz.  Many thanks to all our members.  Without your continued support we couldn't
have all our programs to benefit the wildlife and sportsman and women of Kittitas County. Please ask a friend to join.

Range Committee - Chair Bill Essman.  The primary sticking point on this project is finding a suitable site.  The search continues.  Many thanks to
all who have shown support for this effort.

Road Committee - Chair Bill Essman.  

Shooting Benches - Sold out.  Many thanks to Dan Nouwens and Bill Essman for spearheading  the effort to put these benches into production.  
Many thanks to Knudson Lumber and Wood Products Northwest for donating materials and services to get the project going!
Join the Club and support these and other great programs!