Get Intimate with the Shrub Steppe

14th Annual

Get Intimate with the Shrub Steppe

Step outdoors and explore the shrub steppe, with expert-led field trips May through August every Second Saturday

 Shrub steppe event explores area’s natural wonder


New this Year…

Four months of Field Trips and Getting Intimate with the Shrub-steppe



Next Field Trip Saturday, August 10th 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Fire Mary Bottcher (CWU) and Rachel Allison (Mtns to Sound Greenway Trust)

Yakima River Rafting Trip with Guide

  • Trip is Umtanum to Lmuma Creek, approx. 1.5 hour float; starts 10:00 from CWU,  back to CWU by 1:30
  • OPR will supply rafts, paddles, life jackets (PFDs); take people and gear from CWU to put-in, and pick people and gear up at take-out.  They can also drop people off at Umtanum if they parked there for the Fire field trip.  They will supply a cooler with ice in the vans so people who bring their lunches will have them at the take-out
  • Reserve your spot by calling OPR (963-3537) or stopping in (OPR is on east side of SURC).  Cost is $35 per person


Field Trip Calendar

Aug 10
Field trip title



Fire Activity for Children

Leader Rachel Allison
Location Umtanum
Time  9 – 10 am



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