OUR MISSION

Connect and Protect the Dishman Hills

DHC Celebration Dinner Planned For September 30

After cancelling 2020, DHC is bringing back The Celebration Dinner, our largest fundraising event, this year! The event will be held on September 30 at The Spokane Club. The Celebration Dinner will feature a full dinner and wine, a silent & live auction, and a program to celebrate our accomplishments in 2020-2021 and outline goals and priorities for the next year. 

The Celebration Dinner is sponsored by Ziggy’s Home Improvement, The Stone Group of Companies, Yoke’s Fresh Markets, Wheel Sport Bikes, RBC Wealth Management, Numerica Credit Union, A.T. Miller / Lukins & Annis P.S., Living Water Lawn & Tree Care, The Avista Foundation, and Pend Oreille Shores Resort. 

If your organization would like to sponsor the Celebration Dinner, please contact Eli Johnson, DHC Communications Director, at (509) 230-3346 or by email at Elijah@DishmanHills.org. Tickets on sale soon!

COVID-19 Resources

Outdoor Activities

Outdoor Activities – Enjoying the outdoors has many physical and mental health benefits. Click the image above to view resources for enjoying the Dishman Hills.

Indoor Activities

Indoor Activities – Are you stuck inside? Bored? With kids? Click the image above for some great resources to keep you and your little ones occupied, engaged, and learning.

Our Response

The DHC office at 5915 S. Regal is closed until further notice. Click the image above to read more about DHC’s COVID-19 Response Plan.

Become a Member Today!

Make a donation today to become a member of the Dishman Hills Conservancy. A donation of $35 or more will grant membership through 2020. Members receive newsletters, priority invitations to DHC events, and updates on our mission. Fees for most events are covered in membership. Most importantly, members receive the satisfaction of knowing that they are helping build a lasting legacy of conservation land in the heart of the Greater Spokane community that will be enjoyed for generations to come.

Click the GET INVOLVED button below to learn more.

MEET THE TEAM

The DHC is made up of a lean Staff, a hardworking Board of Directors, and a growing membership.

See the DONATE page to learn more.

Jeff Lambert

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Jeff has been Executive Director since 2015. He holds a master’s degree in environmental science. Jeff served on many statewide and national organizations including the Nova Committee, Wild Washington Campaign, Spokane Mountaineers, Inland Northwest Trails Coalition, Spokane County Parks, and the Conservation Futures Campaign.

Elijah Johnson

COMMUNICATIONS DIRECTOR

Eli was born and raised in Spokane and went to Lewis & Clark High School. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Technical Communication and Visual Design from Eastern Washington University. Eli served on the Bicycle Advisory Board to the Spokane City Council, which advocates for bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure, and is passionate about outdoor recreation.

Isobel Smith

OUTREACH DIRECTOR

Isobel first joined the DHC as an intern in 2019 and now organizes volunteers, hikes, and events as Outreach Director. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies from Gonzaga University. Originally from Southeast Alaska, she is passionate about the outdoors and conservation.

Our Causes

Conservation & Stewardship

The Dishman Hills consists of over 3,200 acres of protected land, jointly managed by Dishman Hills Conservancy, Spokane County Parks, and the Washington Department of Natural Resources. We are actively acquiring land to add to

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Recreation

From hiking and mountain biking to wildlife viewing and studying nature, the Dishman Hills offers an opportunity for all ages and interests to enjoy the outdoors. The Discover Pass is not required to enjoy the

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Education

The Dishman Hills Conservancy (DHC) provides opportunities for nature education such as the Kids in the Hills program and guided hikes & nature walks with local experts. Kids in the Hills is oriented towards elementary

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