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Current projects:

  • Aquifer Protection - Protecting our region's drinking water by monitoring activities above the aquifer and participating in the bi-state aquifer study.
  • Restoration Efforts - Along with protection of water resources in our reagion, The Lands Council is also working to restore river and stream banks that have been damaged through historical land uses. Keep checking this topic for opportunities to help out. 
  • Water Conservation - The need to conserve water in the Inland Northwest is becoming more aparent year after year. Learn why water conservation is important and ways you can help reduce the amount of water the Spokane area uses each year
  • The Beaver Solution - What can we do to store more water? Are concrete dams the only solution?  The Lands Council is seeking to answer this question by researching a unique alternative utilizing beavers to build dams to store spring runoff.

Read the article in the Spokesman Review about our restoration efforts around Deep and Coulee creeks in northwest Spokane. 

Past Accomplishments:

  • Get the Lead Out! - Our campaign successfully built public support to establish an EPA Superfund site to clean up mining waste in the Coeur d'Alene/Spokane watershed. Watch the video here!
  • We helped secure funding for a bi-state study of the Rathdrum Prairie/Spokane Valley Aquifer: the sole source of our drinking water.
  • We collaborated with local municipalities, business, and the Washington State Dept. of Ecology to reach an agreement to clean up phosphorus in the Spokane River.

To get involved, please contact Kat Hall at khall (at) landscouncil.org or 509-209-2403



 

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