Land Manager Consortium

The ECRP Land Manager Consortium is comprised of decision-makers from the public land management agencies in Kittitas County and is guided by Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that establishes roles and responsibilities.

USFS represented by Michelle Capp, Cle Elum District Ranger

The Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest Cle Elum Ranger District is part of a large and diverse landscape encompassing over 4 million acres along the east slopes of the Cascade Range in Washington.

WA DNR represented by Larry Leach,
DNR Assistant Region Manager for State Lands

The Washington Department of Natural Resources (DNR) works to manage, sustain, and protect the health and productivity of Washington’s lands and waters to meet the needs of present and future generations.
WDFW represented by Ross Huffman, Regional Lands Manager

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (DFW) works to preserve, protect and perpetuate fish, wildlife and ecosystems while providing sustainable fish and wildlife recreational and commercial opportunities.

Kittitas County represented by Laura Osiadacz, District 2 Commissioner

Kittitas (pronounced ‘kit-i-tass’) County is located in central Washington State. It spans from the lush forested Cascade Mountains to the upper Yakima River Valley plains and the Columbia River.

The Nature Conservancy represented by Darcy Batura, Forest Partnerships Manager

The Nature Conservancy (TNC) envisions an expansive forest landscape for the future that is healthy and resilient to environmental changes, supports strong wildlife and fish populations, produces a sustainable supply of wood and clean water, and is recognized for its contribution to community vitality.
Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation

Generations before the advance of the modern world, the lands of the Yakama extended in all directions along the Cascade Mountain Range to the Columbia River and beyond. We considered it land given in trust by the Creator for the use of the living and a heritage to be held and protected for unborn generations.
US Bureau of Land Management

The BLM is responsible for managing portions of 38 Wild and Scenic Rivers in Oregon and Washington that cover a combined total of over 2,400 miles.
Washington State Parks

The Washington State Park System is a set of state parks owned by the state government of Washington, USA. They are managed by the Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission. As of 2012, the parks are primarily funded through usage fees.