Kittitas County Field & Stream
Since 1919
"Working Today For Tomorrow's Wildlife"
Ellensburg, Washington
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Education
<>  Mt Stuart Elementary, Ellensburg High School and Morgan Middle School WDFW "Salmon in the Classrom" projects.  Students raise
salmon from eggs to fry while learning about life cycles, habitat and more, before releasing them into suitable habitat..
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Hunter Education classes, teaching safety and sportsmanship
<>  $1,500 Scholarship to a local high school senior seeking a degree in Fish or Wildlife Reasearch or Management
<>  Big Game Management Rountable CWU Internship to map and study elk habitat
<>  "Eyes In The Woods" Crime Observation Reporting Training (
C.O.R.T.)
<>  Informative links and facts available on our website
<>  Distribute informative WDFW fishing pamphlets and regulations to anglers at Fio Rito Lake during "Free Fishing Weekend"
<>  Youth Angler Education Classes
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Tread Lightly! brochures with methods to reduce your impact on the environment and save it for future generations' recreation
<>  Spearhead creation and passing of Senate Resolution 8613 celebrating
Washington State families' outdoor heritage, encouraging participation
in outdoor activities to develop a connection with nature and build a foundation for lifelong environmental stewardship

Conservation
<>  Partner with KEEN to plant and care for Ponderosa Pines at Helen McCabe State Park
<>  RMEF
Habitat Partner helping bring 65,000+ acres in of private land into public ownership in Kittitas County
<>  Annual wildlife winter feeding programs
<>  Big Game Management Roundtable efforts to resolve human-elk conflicts
<>  Canal Rescue Project installing escape ramps for wildlife trapped in concrete
irrigation canals
<>  Planted willows in the Whiskey Dick Wildlife Area to restore habitat for fish, birds, big game, and other wildlife
<>  Restore riparian areas damaged by cattle
<>  Release pheasants and chukars to support local bird populations
<>  Donated $1,500 to help  
Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation acquire the former Heart K Ranch, protecting it from development and later turn
over to WDFW for the
LT Murray Wildlife Area
<>  Leased 22 acres, and cultivated 5 with feed, to provide habitat and winter feed for pheasants
And More

Recreation
<>  Promote angling with free instruction, bait and loaner gear during WDFW's Free Fishing Weekend (at Fio Rito Lakes)
<>  Support
4H On Target Shooting and Archery Club
<>  Find our geocache
<>  Litter clean up to improve recreation sites for responsible people
<>  Donated $2,000 to help WDFW purchase Fio Rito Lakes for public
fishing
<>  Annual Durr Road Clean Up of illegally left trigger trash on the Wenas Wildlife Area
<>  Protect hunting and fishing
heritage through membership in "Washingtonians for Wildlife Conservation" organization
<>  Joined Worley Bugger Fly Shop in cleaning up Big Horn access area in Yakima River Canyon and worked to reopen the site to the public
after extensive littering prompted the owner to close it (although, new owner now charges launch fees)
<>  "
Go Play Outside" programs ecouraging youth to learn about and enjoy the outdoors
<>  Worked to ensure WDFW acquired
Mattoon Lake for public fishing
<>  Represent sportsmen and women at State Fish & Wildlife
Commission meetings and provide input regarding hunting and fishing regulations,
and land and game management --
GMAC and Wolf Advisory Group
<>  Publish the Users' Recreational Map of the Yakima River to help anglers and rafters plan their outings
<>  Naneum Ridge State Forest - contributed over $10,000 to help this massive
land swap become a reality
<> Member of
Naneum Ridge to Columbia River Recreation Planning Committee
Photo of Mt. Stuart from Miller Peak trail in the Teanaway in Kittitas Co. (Photo by: Dick Ambrose 2009)
Kittitas County Field & Stream
Ellensburg, Washington
"Working Today For Tomorrow's Wildlife"
Since 1919
Mt Stuart  Photo by: Dick Ambrose