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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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How have we ended up here?

How have we ended up here?

At the last public hearing to discuss the proposed amendment to shoreline regulations on Sand Creek on September 21st, Planning & Zoning Commission chairman Jason Welker simply asked everyone present, “I kinda wonder how we ended up here.” From...

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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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