Okay trail lovers, river afcionados and others who think Spokane’s “The Best Town Ever,” time to put your click where your mouth is. Vote Spokane via the Visit Spokane web site.
The Spokane River Forum was pleased to take Washington Department of Ecology water quality managers from around the state on a Meet Me at the River trip. Many thanks to the expert guides and outfitters from Pangaea River Expeditions and FLOW Adventures for providing a great adventure. View a slide show of the trip.
Thanks to a grant from TransCanada, the Forum was able to put together a coalition of the willing to preserve and enhance Barker Road water trail access.
The Washington Department of Ecology received state funding to install a protective cap on contaminated sediment that is adjacent to
Getting people to experience the Spokane River – whether it’s with hip waders, a kayak, raft or canoe – could help protect wildlife habitat, improve understanding of local history, and increase non-motorized access to the river. The Spokesman Review reports on the possibility of a Spokane River Water Trail.
That’s the theory of “water trail” proponents, who’ve spent the past year brainstorming ways to raise the 111-mile river’s profile. The trail concept was unveiled at a Tuesday conference sponsored by the Spokane River Forum.