July 2022 Newsletter

By Katreen Wikstrom Jones | July 26, 2022 |

Laughing, learning, collaborating, and community building – the indicators of a tremendously successful program

By Katreen Wikstrom Jones | April 20, 2022 |

By: Katie Strahl and Nina Aragon This February, Basecamp Cascadia, Team Naturaleza, She Colors Nature and Community Snow Observations joined forces to put on Winter in the Wild Community Day – with financial support from the Community Foundation of North Central Washington and pizza from Dan’s Food Market in Leavenworth.  A little about these organizations:…

Weekend Warrior Data Drive (Jan 17-Mar 20)

By Katreen Wikstrom Jones | January 14, 2022 |

Submit snow depth observations weekly in Mountain Hub or Snow Pilot, and have a chance to win a backpack from Backcountry Access!

Starting today: Water Year Contest!

By Katreen Wikstrom Jones | November 1, 2021 |

To keep track of the seasonal changes in groundwater availability, river flow and so on, hydrologists follow a rather distinct calendar; they split up the year by movement of water through different medium. October 1st is the “first day of the new year” as it typically marks the first day of (potential) snow fall. Of…


By David Hill | October 27, 2021 |

From the beginning, Community Snow Observations (CSO) was focused on collaboration and on the idea that scientists, snow professionals, and snow enthusiasts could work together to improve our knowledge of snow distribution and changes in snow. Thousands of you have jointly submitted over 15,000 snow depth measurements toward this goal and our analysis has shown…