A diversity of habitats and organisms can be found within a short distance of Ellensburg and Central Washington University. These include prime examples of shrub-steppe, forest, and alpine terrestrial systems as well as the Yakima River, Columbia River and numerous other aquatic habitats.
Useful links to some of the areas accessible for study are below:
KEEN Guided Nature Walk: “Pond Life” Sunday, May 8, 3-4 pm, Yakima Canyon Interpretive Center atGuided Nature Walk April 10, 3-4pm, Yakima Canyon Interpretive Center At Helen McCabe Park
Guided Nature Walk: “Lichens All Around Us,” Sunday, April 10, 3-4 pm, Yakima Canyon InterpretiGuided Nature Walk March 13, 3-4pm, Yakima Canyon Interpretive Center At Helen McCabe Park
Guided Nature Walk, March 13, 3-4 pm, Yakima Canyon Interpretive Center at Helen McCabe Park(corner