Jeff Lambert Leads DHC Members on a Hike at the Glenrose Trail

Become a Member

Become a member by donating today! Donations of $35 or more will include annual calendar membership to the Dishman Hills Conservancy. Our members receive our newsletter, priority invitations and complimentary admission to most DHC events, and updates on our mission and programs. DHC events include guided hikes, nature walks, volunteer opportunities, and other programs.

Most importantly, our members receive the satisfaction of knowing that they are creating a legacy of permanently protected conservation land in the heart of the Inland Northwest.


We are always accepting donations of any size and type. Your donations support DHC’s mission in a variety of ways, including:

  • Purchasing land for conservation
  • Stewarding land in the Dishman Hills
  • Supporting trail building and maintenance
  • Providing educational programs for our community

You can donate on our Donate Now page (click the button below), or by mailing a check to the following address:

Dishman Hills Conservancy
P.O. Box 8536
Spokane, WA 99203

For donations of land, contact Ruth Gifford, Executive Director, at (509) 598-0003 or by email at

The Wilson Conservation Area (pictured above) Was Acquired in 2019 With Community Donations and a Matching Grant from the Washington Wildlife & Recreation Program.
DHC Volunteers work on Trail Building and Fire Prevention

Volunteer With Us

There are many opportunities to volunteer with DHC. TO join our volunteer list, email Ruth Gifford, Executive Director , at and describe your areas of interest and expertise. 

Volunteer opportunities include, but are not limited to:

Field Work: 
Trail building, tree planting, habitat restoration, installation of signs & fencing, and other ongoing stewardship projects

Volunteer Steward Program:
Volunteer Stewards help with trail maintenance, provide info to trail users, monitor trail & ecosystem conditions, and report conditions & violations. DHC will provide training and materials for Volunteer Stewards.

Administrative/Office Support:

Preparing mailings, copying and filing materials, map making… etc.

Hike & Nature Walk Leaders:
Lead groups of up to 25 people through Dishman Hills land while providing nature information and assisting with educational programs.

Photography & Writing:
Assist with documentation of nature, events, and history. Provide photographs for events, newsletters, social media… etc. Contribute articles to the DHC newsletter and blog.

*Event Support:
Information Table at events, event registration, food service, event setup, photography, videography, graphic design… etc. 

*To volunteer for an event, please contact Ruth Gifford, Executive Director, at or (509) 598-0003.