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Proposed legislation seeks to restrict water access

Posted on January 26th, 2015
To the surprise of many in the paddling community, legislation was introduced in the Washington State legislature that would restrict water access: Restricting access to...  Read More

LightRecycle WA steps in to help safely dispose CFL Bulbs

Posted on January 26th, 2015
As of January 1, 2015, Washington State residents will be able to recycle mercury-containing lights at no charge through the LightRecycle Washington Program. Click here...  Read More

New access a boon to Spokane River kayakers

Posted on January 5th, 2015
Kayakers are enjoying ritzy new facilities at Trailer Park Wave, a new Spokane River Water Trail access point below Post Falls Dam in Idaho.  The...  Read More

Spokane River Forum Conference big success

Posted on November 25th, 2014
Thank you to the over 350 people who joined us for the Spokane River Forum Conference and “Our Gem” Coeur d’Alene Lake Symposium last week....  Read More

E-Cycle for the Holidays

Posted on November 25th, 2014
Find vendors who recycle electronics at www.spokanewastedirectory.org Today's iPhone has more computer power than NASA used to send man to the moon. Point being,...  Read More

Visit New Spokane EnviroStars Waste Directory

Posted on November 5th, 2014
The Spokane River Forum has launched a new waste directory designed to help local residents and businesses make choices that protect the region’s sole-source aquifer and improve the quality of the Spokane River. Done in collaboration with 8 local agencies and non-profits, safely disposing of hazardous and other waste just got easier. Visit www.spokanewastedirectory.org  Read More

Spokane County wastewater plant needs new PCB permit

Posted on November 5th, 2014
A Superior Court Judge ruled that Spokane County’s wastewater treatment plant will need a new permit that measures the amount of PCBs being put into the Spokane River. The Spokesman Review reports. Come to the Spokane River Forum Conference November 19-20 to learn more about efforts to reduce toxics and other waste into the Spokane River.  Read More

Climate Change and Crowdsourcing come together at conference

Posted on October 24th, 2014
What do climate change, crowdsourcing and natural resource management have in common? A lot if you ask Dan Isaak, a U.S. Forest Service fish biologist who will be the Spokane River Forum Conference lunch keynote Thursday, November 20th.  Read More

Spokane’s Riverfront Park bond vote has river running through it

Posted on October 22nd, 2014
The ballots have dropped for the City of Spokane’s proposed $60 million dollar Riverfront Park master plan.  Read More

Tighter regulations approved for septic tanks along Spokane River and other shorelines

Posted on October 15th, 2014
October 15th The WA Department of Ecology has approved an amendment to the Spokane County (County) Shoreline Master Program (SMP) which, except for unique circumstances,...  Read More

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