Spokane River Forum Enews Update
June 10th, 2015       
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The Spokane River Forum and Spokane Riverkeeper are making volunteering for the river easy and fun!!


Signup at our new volunteer page to act on your commitment to do something great for the Spokane River and your community. The volunteer page allows you to either sign up for an event, or contact us to create a date that meets your group's specific needs. This is a great way for schools, churches and businesses to get involved. Read More  


River flows drop rapidly in response to drought conditions    


Over the weekend, Avista reduced flows from Post Falls Dam. River flows at the Spokane gage below downtown went from about 3,000 cfs to 1,300 cfs. "Typically," said Forum Director Andy Dunau, "the river is flowing at about 15,000 cfs this time of year." The impacts to outdoor recreation, fish, the aquifer and so on are very real. Read more from the Spokesman Review's Rich Landers.

Please play it safe

The river may be dropping, but there's still a lot of fun paddle boarding and kayaking adventures waiting for you. The Spokane River Water Trail helps you explore your options. But you got to play it safe. Click here for 10 great safety tips from our friends at the American Canoe Association (ACA).

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