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Be a Willow Whip Warrior April 17th or 18th

Posted on April 10th, 2015
Great volunteer opportunity to team up with The Spokane Conservation District’s Willow Warrior planting event this weekend. Get out on the water and join Trout...  Read More

Explore Spokane Falls

Posted on April 10th, 2015
The river’s ripping, Bloomsday is coming up, friends and family are coming to town, and spring fever is setting. At this time of year, there’s...  Read More

First ever EnviroStars spring clean media blitz

Posted on April 10th, 2015
“Clean-up time? Got waste? Put it in the right place!” These are tag lines the Spokane River Forum and EnviroStars sponsors are using this spring to encourage residents and businesses to properly dispose of their waste.  Read More

Fintastic film festival at the Bing

Posted on April 3rd, 2015
Over 425 people turned out for the 2nd Annual Spokane River Benefit at the International Fly Fishing Film Festival hosted by Silver Bow Fly Shop. Proceeds from the festival go to the Spokane River Forum to improve access and support our native fishery.  Read More

Video captures Spokane River access and fishery message

Posted on April 3rd, 2015
Click here for a very cool video produced by Kimbo May for the film festival at the Bing. He captures the “heart connections” we all...  Read More

Big thanks to our festival sponsors!!

Posted on April 3rd, 2015
VPI Home Solutions, AHBL and Valbridge Property Advisors rock!! These Spokane businesses stepped up for the river and film festival.  Read More

Spokane Riverkeeper has volunteer cleanup opportunities

Posted on March 23rd, 2015
March 28th, Tree planting in our Spokane River corridor. April 11th, Hazel's Creek wetland clean-up. April 25th. Cleaning from the Core: Litter Pickup along Peaceful Valley Riverbank. Click here for more information.  Read More

Judge orders EPA to work with Ecology to meet PCB standards for the Spokane River

Posted on March 23rd, 2015
U.S. District Judge Barbara Rothstein ordered EPA to “work with Ecology to create a definite schedule with concrete goals, including: clear statements on how the [Spokane River Toxics] Task Force will assist in creating a PCB TMDL in the Spokane River by reducing scientific uncertainty; quantifiable metrics to measure progress toward this goal; regular checkpoints at which Ecology and the EPA will evaluate progress; a reasonable end date, at which time Ecology will finalize and submit the TMDL for the EPA’s approval or disapproval; and firm commitments to reducing PCB production from known sources in the interim.”  Read More

VPI opens window to see Fly Fishing Film Festival prizes

Posted on March 19th, 2015
Click here for tickets to the International Film Festival. March 25th at the Bing.  Read More

International Fly Fishing Film Fest brings top films to Spokane

Posted on March 16th, 2015
The International Fly Fishing Film Festival coming to the Bing Crosby Theater on March 25 will be a benefit for a boat access site on the Spokane River. Rich Landers Spokesman Review blog post gives you great sneak preview of the films.  Read More

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