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Protect our waterways: Plant a rain garden!

Protect our waterways: Plant a rain garden!

Article written by Lily Simko, LPOW Volunteer Entering the smoky skies of fire season, rain is a wishful sentiment that will remain evasive in the weeks and months to come. So, while we soak in the hot days and watch the grass in our yards fade to...

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As if Boyer Slough hasn’t had enough!

As if Boyer Slough hasn’t had enough!

While Bonner County's decision regarding changing the shoreline code has been seemingly postponed, the county’s ability to completely ignore certain environmental codes is prevalent. Boyer Slough, located just west of Kootenai Point on Lake Pend...

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Thank you for loving Lake Pend Oreille!

Thank you for loving Lake Pend Oreille!

For the week of Earth Day, we hosted 3 volunteer clean up events around our watershed and then held one clean up event in early May. During these events, over 100 volunteers picked up around 600lbs of trash to celebrate Earth Day and to care for...

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Spring 2021 Semi-Annual Report

Spring 2021 Semi-Annual Report

It's no joke - our Spring 2021 Semi- Annual Report is finally here! This report includes details about current issues, our programs and events, a kids' corner, a note from one of our Board members, and more! View our Spring 2021 Semi-Annual Report...

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The importance of snow in our watershed

The importance of snow in our watershed

In the fall, many of us wait patiently as the temperatures drop and the mountains surrounding Sandpoint slowly become covered with snow. One of the many benefits to living in north Idaho in the winter is the multitude of recreational activities...

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Water Meets Politics

Water Meets Politics

We are certainly living in an odd time. We are in the midst of a worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, we have people relocating to our area at what seems to be an alarming rate, and our political climate is more divisive than I can remember. All of...

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