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Final thank you to our volunteers

Final thank you to our volunteers

Since 2012, LPOW’s Water Quality Monitoring program has collected important data from all over Lake Pend Oreille and the Pend Oreille River in an effort to keep our watershed clean for years to come. When reflecting on this program’s success, our...

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Saying farewell to LPOW

Saying farewell to LPOW

As you may know, Lake Pend Oreille Waterkeeper (LPOW), its staff, board of directors, along with a dedicated crew of citizen scientist volunteers have all worked diligently for over a decade to protect one of Bonner County’s greatest natural...

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The value of snow in our watershed

The value of snow in our watershed

Living in a mountain town, snow plays a major role in our lives. Winter in north Idaho brings a large shift to our community as we all turn our attention to the snow-covered mountains surrounding our town. However, as we begin to witness how...

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Keeping an eye on stormwater pollution

Keeping an eye on stormwater pollution

Stormwater is one of the most significant threats to water quality across the globe.  Simply put, stormwater is just what it sounds like: water created by a storm which sheets and/or travels to the nearest large body of water, typically a stream,...

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Thank you to LPOW volunteers!

Thank you to LPOW volunteers!

As the year comes to an end, we tend to reflect on all that has happened in the past 12 months. For us at Lake Pend Oreille Waterkeeper (LPOW), what really stood out was how supportive our community has been throughout the entire year. LPOW is a...

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Fall/Winter 2021 Semi-Annual Report

Fall/Winter 2021 Semi-Annual Report

As 2021 comes to a close, we are happy to announce that our Fall/Winter Semi-Annual Report is finally here! This edition includes information about volunteer programs, what happened around our watershed this year, a wrap-up of this year's programs,...

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Don’t swim in the green water!

Don’t swim in the green water!

We can all agree that this has been an unusual year. This summer, the Lake Pend Oreille Waterkeeper (LPOW) office received calls about multiple shoreline development violations, people using soap in the lake, swimmers itch reports, and, most...

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