The DHC Education Committee collaborates with local schools and educators to organize educational events in the Dishman Hills, such as Kids in the Hills. The Education Committee led by Rick Severn, will meet at the Shape Executive Center, 5915 S. Regal, in the lower level conference room. The DHC invites you to come be a part of the conversation and learn about how you can get involved.
The DHC Stewardship Committee works on care for the wildlife and properties within the Dishman Hills. Their work includes monitoring and protection of easement and conservation properties, habitat restoration, and trail and trailhead maintenance. The committee meeting, led by Guy Gifford, will be held in the Lower Level Meeting Room. The DHC invites you to attend and learn about how you can get involved with stewardship projects.
Winter Solstice Glow Hike
from 8th Ave trailhead
Dec. 21st 6-8 pm
Join Rick Severn, DHC Education Chair and board member to celebrate the Winter Solstice with this leisurely ramble to Nimbus Knob.
We'll start at the 8th Ave Trailhead (7500E 8th Ave.) to the Dishman Hills Natural Area. Enjoy the light show that is Spokane and Spokane Valley while learning about the history of the Dishman Hills. We will be walking in the dark on the longest night of the year, so bring plenty of light to illuminate your way. Be prepared for a variety of trail surfaces and conditions on this 2 mile moderately difficult ramble. Elev. gain 340 ft. Hiking poles, microspikes or YakTraks along with snacks, water and other essentials are the hikers responsibility. Suitable for children able to hike 2 mi. unassisted at a leisurely pace. A map will be provided.
Since winter can bring extreme conditions, trip leaders will decide IF cancellation is warranted and if so, will notify registrants by 6 am the previous morning to the hike. So, check your emails the day prior to the scheduled hike.
Note: Events like these are very popular and generally have people on the waiting list. If you register and cannot attend, please let us know ASAP so someone else can have your spot. Email Isobel at firstname.lastname@example.org
Free, but please register so we know how many to expect