Our mission is to promote regional dialogs and activities to enjoy and sustain a healthy river system. Donation checks may be mailed to: SRF 2206 S. Sherman St. Spokane, WA 99203
SPOKANE RIVER INITIATIVES YOUR DONATION HELPS SUPPORT
River eNews, Facebook and Web Site
Over 4,100 people stay up to the minute with all things Spokane River via our eNews letter that’s delivered every three to six weeks. Click here to taste a sample.
Facebook posts come out every one or two weeks, tying you into events, fun pictures and timely information you don’t want to miss. Like us on Facebook today!!
Be one of over 25,000 visitors to our web site who rely on our blog, interactive and informational pages to learn more about the Spokane River.
Spokane River Water Trail Web Site
The water trail web site, http://spokaneriver.net/watertrail/, was visited by over 33,000 visitors in 2016. This interactive web page is your gateway to accessing and enjoying the Spokane River. Information pages for fishing, paddling, safety, stewardship, and other support resources also make this a clearinghouse of recreational information second to none.
Cleanup, Restoration and Water Trail Access
6 years of hard work later, Spokane River Water Trail by the numbers: 8 new access sites, 5 restored access sites, and 1 interactive website. One successful project after another continues to increase public confidence and support for Spokane River stewardship that combines river access, a commitment to safety, and riparian restoration. Click here to visit our stewardship page showing our awesome volunteers and restoration projects.
Spokane Waste Directory
Got waste? Put it in the right place. Click here for the interactive directory makes it easy for small businesses and individuals to find where and how to properly dispose of over 250 waste types and/or adopt “green” alternatives. Properly disposing of one waste at a time, each of us can help keep the Spokane River and aquifer clean.
Shop Smart! Look for the EnviroStars logo. This unique partnership between the Forum and seven state and local agencies helps small businesses keep hazardous and other waste out of the Spokane River and aquifer. Over 85 small businesses have gone through certified inspections and joined the program. Click here to learn more.
Conference and Public Meetings
Each year, we host and H20 Breakfast and/or conference to support regional dialog about supporting a healthy river and aquifer. At each event, over 250 opinion leaders, natural resource managers, conservation groups, river users and the general public dialog and share information on water quality, water supply, recreation and other critical investments being made and contemplated. Click here to learn about upcoming events.
Print and Web Information
We provide plain talk information on technical and sometimes difficult to understand issues that affect the river. We’ve worked with partners to release two public guides, “Toxic Chemicals and Heavy Metals in the Spokane River,” and “Understanding Stormwater Permitting in the City of Spokane.”
Meet Me at the River
We’ve led the way in helping people discover all or part of the Spokane River. Over 750 participants and 1,300 passenger trips later, the market’s been proven. Guides, clubs, and outfitters now offer trips to people of all ages and abilities, allowing us to focus more on special events and water trail development.
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