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Citizen science-driven monitoring programs are rapidly becoming one of the most sought-after ways to answer water quality-related questions at local, regional, and national levels. They empower communities by enabling better understanding of local...
Local conservationists are asking the U.S. Coast Guard to do a better job of identifying and mitigating the risks that will come along with building a new railroad bridge across Lake Pend Oreille, in particular the potential risk of a train...
This post has been edited since it's publication in the Sandpoint READER on 9/7/17. It’s almost Valentine’s Day and love is in the air! More importantly, pentachlorophenol (PCP) continues to flow into Sand Creek and something needs to be done. PCP...
Optimization is important to the sustainability of any industry. Transportation by rail is no exception. However, the benefits gained by working efficiently should be balanced against the costs and risks imposed by implementing new methods. It is...
On the evening of Sunday, August 13, 2017, a Montana Rail Link (MRL) coal train jumped the tracks and dumped more than 3,500 tons of coal along the riverbank of the Cabinet Gorge Reservoir near Noxon, Montana. The train was heading west towards...
Recently Published Articles, Radio Interviews, and More
Bonner County Daily Bee
Springy Point peninsula toilet to be eliminated (10/8/20)
Groups urge reconsideration of Trestle Creek development (3/10/21)
Lawsuit threatened over Trestle Creek marina project (5/13/21)
As if Boyer Slough hasn’t had enough (6/16/21)
County shoreline code changes on ‘back burner’ (6/16/21)
Reconsideration on the table for Idaho Club marina project (7/15/21)
Meet the Waterkeeper and celebrate 50 years of the Clean Water Act (7/29/21)
Radio Interviews, Podcasts, & Recorded Presentations
KRFY Community Conversations – Welcoming Carolyn Knaack to the Waterkeeper (4/20/21)
KSPT North Idaho Thursday – Upcoming LPOW events with Carolyn (4/22/21)
Pend Oreille Master Naturalists – Presentation about LPOW from Steve Holt (7/7/21)
The Voice North Idaho – Interview with Steve Holt and Susan Drumheller about waterfront development (7/16/21)
KRFY Community Conversations – Interview with Carolyn Knaack about current issues around Lake Pend Oreille (8/24/21)