PNW Section Annual Meeting and Tour, October 5-7, 2022

**This page is under development and is a planning document only. It is subject to change**

Protecting sensitive ecosystems in the Inland Northwest

Location: Cheney WA area

Headquarters: Wren Pierson Community Center, 615 Fourth St., Cheney, WA 99004


Day, DateTimeActivityNotes
Wednesday, Oct. 52 p.m.Committee Meetings
3:15 p.m.Board Meeting
6-9 p.m. Social and Featured Presentation Speaker and topic to be determined (EWU Ecology Faculty)
Thursday, Oct. 67:30 a.m.Upper Hangman Creek Restoration, Tom Biladeau, Coeur d’Alene Tribe Fish and Wildlife ProgramBus departs from Wren Pierson Building. Palouse Prairie and Cropping Systems discussion in route to Tensed, ID.
11:45 a.m.Box Lunch on bus to Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge
1 p.m.Wildlife Habitat Restoration at Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge
4 p.m.Turnbull Laboratory for Ecological Studies (partnership with Eastern Washington University )
5:15 p.m.Return to Wren Pierson Community Center
Student Poster setup
Silent Auction setup
6:00 p.m.Banquet at Wren Pierson Community Center
7:15 p.m.Student Presentations
8:30 p.m.Wrap up Student Posters, Silent Auction
8:45 p.m.Adjourn
Friday, October 77:30 a.m.Annual Meeting and AwardsSpokane County Fire Station 31, 10 S Presley Dr., Cheney, WA 99004
9:15 a.m.EWU Prairie Restoration Projectneed location
10:00 a.m.Depart for Rex Harder Ranch30 minutes, Sprague Lake, need location
10:30 a.m. Rex Harder Ranch: History, operation, challenges, conservation, recreation and sportsman partnerships, improvements, cattle marketingNeed ranch name. Rex is involved with sister Virginia and others.
1 p.m.Box lunch and adjourn

Student Presentations:


Lodging: 12 rooms blocked at each. Ask for Society for Range Management.

MotelRate (gov.), One BedRate (gov.), Two BedsDistance to
Wren Pierson
Community Ctr.
Willow Spring Motel, Cheney$60 + tax $70 + tax0.3 mi., 2 min.509-235-5138
Holiday Inn Express, Cheney$114 + tax
$149 (non-gov) + tax
$149 (non-gov.)
1.7 mi., 5 min.509-235-1100
Super 8, Spokane$71 + tax $81 + tax 8.5 mi., 15 min.509-209-9971


  • October 5, Headquarters, Wren Pierson Community Center, Cheney WA
  • October 6, Charter bus route
  • October 7, Headquarters Spokane County Fire Station #31 and self-drive tour route

Registration Fee

  • Student:
  • Regular:
  • Extra Banquet Meal:
  • Late Fee added to registration fee after September 23, 2022: $35

Register here…