To protect the quality of
life for the citizens and the habitat of the
Lake Basin from proposed development plans that disregard
the unique conditions of the area.
Living in a Watershed
"A watershed is a region defined by the water
as it flows across the land within a watershed. All flowing water drains to
a common outlet, a pond, a lake , or the ocean.
Pristine forests and teeming rivers seemed inexhaustible to the early
European Settlers. They harvested local water shed resources with little
regard for the future. Ancient forests were cut, wetlands diked and drained,
rivers dammed and rerouted as the population continued to grow.
The demands of rapid population growth are changing once healthy
watersheds and diminishing the quality of life that defines the Pacific
Northwest. We are beginning to understand that today’s resources belong to
our descendents as well.
We need to protect our resources. We must recognize the value of healthy
natural systems and willingly work together to insure that our watersheds
can sustain many generations to come.
Water shed champions aren’t all Nobel prize winning scientists’ or
industrial giants, they’re regular folks with plenty of energy and passion
for the land and water where they live. No matter where you live, big
cities, small towns or rural area, you have a stake in your watersheds
Do your part for watershed protection by
These words are found on the wall at the
new Aquarium in Seattle. They are meaningful words ........ we need to
stop our contamination of our streams and wetlands by overdevelopment and
irresponsible handling of our storm water.
Chambers Ditch Meeting -
Tuesday, Jan 26, 2016, 7
Location: Komachin Middle School at College Road and Mullen
It will be nice if we could have a good showing at this meeting as it is
the one that we all are concerned about. Thank you in advance for making
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