Stewardship - Plant Establishment at Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge-April 22

04/22/2023 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM PT


  • Free


Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge
35001 Lewis and Clark Hwy
Washougal, WA 98671
United States of America


EARTH DAY event at Steigerwald


Celebrate Earth Day together! Help establish newly planted native trees and shrubs at Steigerwald Lake. We will be placing mulch around them to help moisture retention and weed suppression. 

Saturday, April 22nd, 10AM - 1PM

Pre-registration is required

  • All ages and abilities are welcome. Let us know if you need accommodations to participate.

  • Youth age 15 + may volunteer without an adult present.

Accessibility: The planting site is a grassy area about a 20-minute walk from parking on a gravel trail.

We'll provide: Work gloves, tools, and snacks.

What to wear: Long sleeves, pants, sturdy sneakers or boots. 

What you should bring: Water bottle, sun/raingear and layers.

Directions: A reminder email with directions and parking info will be sent 2-3 days before the event.


10:00 AM - Check in and hike into site

10:15 AM - Introductions, project orientation, safety

10:30 AM - Place mulch around plants (taking personal breaks when needed)

12:45 PM - Wrap up and hike back to parking area

1:00 PM - End of event

Questions? Please contact Samantha Dumont at 503-939-7381 or

We welcome ALL ages, races and ethnicities, religions, gender identities, countries of origin, sexual orientation, immigrants and refugees, abilities and disabilities, spoken and signed languages. Together, we are a stronger community working toward a common goal.

Thank you project funders and partners - this project wouldn't be possible without you: US Fish & Wildlife Service, Bonneville Power Administration, Washington Department of Ecology, Port of Camas-Washougal, Friends of the Columbia Gorge, Columbia Gorge Refuge Stewards, National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, One Tree Planted Foundation, Camas-Washougal Community Chest, City of Washougal, City of Camas, Washougal School District, Camas School District, BNSF Railroad, M Bar J Ranch, and Washington Department of Transportation.

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