|"BARGE" Kicks Off Clean up
A boat with a winch, joined by a couple of floating docks and divers, is pulling debris of all types and sizes from the Spokane River. Taking place between Division Street and Green Street bridges, the City of Spokane, Avista, Spokane Riverkeeper and Knight Construction are further dialing up river cleanup efforts. Click here
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| Spokane River Cleanup is this Saturday
Each year, hundreds of volunteers spend their Saturday morning picking up garbage and recyclables along the Spokane River. Last time around 4 tons of debris was removed.
The Lands Council, Friends of the Falls and others are teaming to cover locations in the University District, the Downtown River Gorge area, High Bridge Park, and People's Park. Click here
to learn more.
| Top it off with a Dirty Martini Friday night|
Spokane Riverkeeper's 9th Annual Dirty Martinis for Clean Water is taking place on Friday, September 18th. Overlooking the River from the beautiful Spokane Falls Room in Riverside Place, join the fun with food, drinks, entertainment and awards galore. Click here
Gonzaga Outdoors showing Deadwater to Delta, free this Thursday
"We're hoping that this fascinating movie event will get Spokanites excited about the gem that we have right here!" wrote Dave Gilbert, Director of Outdoor Programs at Gonzaga University. The movie is about traveling the most polluted river in North America. It's being shown at Gonzaga with expedition leader Sam Morrison on hand to answer questions. Click here
for more information.