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Interested in building climate resiliency in Chelan County? Join us on Thursday

Interested in building climate resiliency in Chelan County? Join us on Thursday

Chelan County residents with an interest in building climate resiliency at the local level are encouraged to participate in a roundtable discussion on Thursday, Nov. 17. The roundtable will be held both in person and via Zoom.

Posted: November 14, 2022

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Forest Products Campus: A tool to building forest resilience

Forest Products Campus: A tool to building forest resilience

Chelan County is exploring the building of a Forest Products Campus that will harvest timber from overburdened Central Washington forests and produce lumber products for market, in turn improving forest health and preventing wildfires.

Posted: September 09, 2022

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State's newest community forest established at Nason Ridge

State's newest community forest established at Nason Ridge

Washington’s newest community forest was brought to life on April 14 when Western Rivers Conservancy transferred the 3,714-acre Nason Ridge property on Lake Wenatchee to Chelan County.

Posted: September 09, 2022

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Survey shows growth of aquatic invasive species in Lake Chelan

Survey shows growth of aquatic invasive species in Lake Chelan

A recent aquatic invasive species survey at Lake Chelan shows that invasive aquatic plants are more widely distributed in the Wapato Basin and lower Lucerne Basin of the lake compared to survey results from eight years ago. The survey's full report is now available online.

Posted: June 29, 2022

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Keep It Blue campaign releases Lake Chelan water quality report

Keep It Blue campaign releases Lake Chelan water quality report

The Keep It Blue campaign, which is dedicated to the long-term protection of Lake Chelan’s water quality and supply, will release its first State of the Lake Report on Oct. 21.

Posted: October 18, 2021

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Natural Resources receives $656,000 for salmon recovery efforts

Natural Resources receives $656,000 for salmon recovery efforts

The Washington State Salmon Recovery Funding Board awarded $21 million in grants across the state to aid in salmon recovery. Included in that allocation is nearly $814,000 to agencies in Chelan County, including more than $656,000 to Chelan County Natural Resources.

Posted: September 27, 2021

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Stemilt-Squilchuck Community Forest highlighted in national report

Stemilt-Squilchuck Community Forest highlighted in national report

The Stemilt-Squilchuck Community Forest, a project spearheaded by the Stemilt Partnership, has been highlighted as a success story in a national report on community forests and their benefits to the communities they serve.

Posted: July 13, 2021

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Feedback wanted! Chelan County Multi-Use Pathways Plan Survey

Feedback wanted! Chelan County Multi-Use Pathways Plan Survey

Feedback wanted! County launches online community survey and mapping tool to identify and prioritize multi-use pathway projects.

Posted: April 19, 2021

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Two public meetings to be held on Climate Resiliency Strategy report

Two public meetings to be held on Climate Resiliency Strategy report

A multi-year effort that brought together more than 100 people from organizations throughout Chelan County has resulted in a draft Climate Resiliency Strategy report that builds a foundation for future climate resilience and adaptation work. The community will have opportunities Dec. 2 and Dec. 3 to hear more details about the report and provide input.

Posted: November 25, 2020

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Chelan County Calendar

Upcoming events and schedules at the county!

  • 21
    Dec 2022
    01:00 PM - 03:00 PM

    Hearing Examiner - December 21, 2022

    Posted by: Community Development

    By Zoom Video Conference
  • 21
    Dec 2022
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Chelan County Civil Service Commission

    Posted by: Human Resources

    The Chelan County Civil Service Commission will be meeting on Dec. 21.

    Chelan County Commissioners Office, meeting room No. 1
  • 14
    Dec 2022
    06:00 PM - 09:00 PM

    Planning Commission - December 14, 2022

    Posted by: Community Development

    400 Douglas Street
  • 12
    Dec 2022
    12:00 PM - 01:00 PM

    The Board of Law Library Trustees - Special Meeting

    Posted by: Superior Court

    Chelan County Law Library Special Meeting

    Law & Justice Building in an assigned courtroom of Superior Court
  • 10
    Dec 2022
    09:00 AM - 01:00 PM

    December Parenting Class - English Only

    Posted by: Superior Court Clerk

    Supporting Children Through Divorce is a four-hour educational program designed to help parents focus on the needs of their children during and after divorce and separation.

    Chelan County Administration Building - Enter building from Douglas Street