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  • To preserve and sustain the unique character of the Little Spokane River Valley, including it's open space and natural setting.
  • To maintain lower density zoning.
  • To protect the area's ecosystem including water quality, wetlands, priority habitat and wildlife, and dwindling native vegetation.
  • To encourage the development of area parks and natural areas.
  • To educate public officials of the concerns of the Friends of the Little Spokane River Valley, and be pro-active when major issues are at the forefront.



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    Welcome to the Friends of the Little Spokane River Valley

    2017 ANNUAL MEETING AND DINNER/AUCTION
    Friday, February 24, 2017 -- Wandermere Golf Club
    Friday, February 24, 2017 -- Wandermere Golf Club
    Doors open 5:30pm, annual meeting 6:30pm, dinner 7:00pm


    This year we will be featuring a Taco Bar for our dinner. This meeting is an opportunity to catch up on the latest happenings in and around our Valley and enjoy some fellowship with neighbors. Election of board members will be held; only those with paid membership are allowed to vote. There will be a brief program.

    Last year's auction was one of the most successful ever. The items were outstanding and we raised nearly $2000. Great items are coming in; don't miss out! The majority of the funds raised go to trails development.

    To order your tickets complete the information at the bottom of the enclosed Membership Form and send it along with a check made out to FLSRV to: Harla Jean Biever, 2220 E. Colbert Rd. Colbert, WA 99005. The cost is $20.00 per person. Tickets will be mailed to you on receipt of your registration. Everyone is welcome even if you are not purchasing a ticket for dinner.

    Board members to be voted upon for a two-year term: Harla Jean Biever, Dave Maccinni, Michael Kennedy, Lance Pounder, Martha Schaefer. Nominations from the floor also accepted.

    MEMBERSHIP

    Membership forms are available here

    In 2016 we had 80 member families. This money generated from dues goes into a general fund and provides the resource for printing and mailing newsletters, maintaining our web site, auditing of each years financial records and other miscellaneous expenses. Please complete the form, make check to FLSRV and send it to: Harla Jean Biever, 2220 E. Colbert Rd. Colbert, WA 99005

    MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR THESE TWO EVENTS

    ANNUAL SPRING CLEAN-UP: A CELEBRATION OF EARTH DAY
    Saturday, April 22, 2017
    Our goal each year is to clean up most of the major roads in the valley from Wandermere to Perry; Shady Slope to the top of the hill; Dartford to Hazard Road; Hatch Road to the pool; and Golden Road, Midway, and Colbert Road including some new areas along US 395.


    ANNUAL SPRING HIKE WITH JACK NISBET
    Saturday, May 6, 2017

    Pacific Northwest Book Awards winner and best-selling author, Jack Nisbet, is a historian, teacher, and author who focuses on the intersection of human history and natural history of the Pacific Northwest. Plan to join Jack and other FLSRV folks on another memorable exploration of one of our notable landmarks. Exact location to be announced. Registration forms will be included in our Spring Newsletter.

    Please take a look at this list of accomplishments from our 20 year history:
    FRIENDS OF THE LITTLE SPOKANE RIVER VALLEY IS CELEBRATING OVER 20 YEARS WITH A LOOK BACK AT OUR ACCOMPLISHMENTS
    News
    FRIENDS OF THE LITTLE SPOKANE RIVER VALLEY IS CELEBRATING OVER 20 YEARS WITH A LOOK BACK AT OUR ACCOMPLISHMENTS
    ANNUAL SPRING CLEAN-UP: A CELEBRATION OF EARTH DAY
    Saturday, April 22, 2017
    Valley Cleanup Report - 2016
    by Michael Kennedy
    Membership
    Conservation Future Nomination
    Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife
    Trails
    ANNUAL SPRING HIKE WITH JACK NISBET
    Saturday, May 6, 2017
    Antoine Peak Hike 2016
    by Tina Wynecoop
    Be Coyote-Wise
    Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife
    Unique Trail Users
    By Tina Wynecoop
    Wolverine Walkabout = Wolverine Wanderlust
    By Tina Wynecoop
    Geology / History
    "Don't tell my wife about this!"
    by Tina Wynecoop
    Wandermere
    By Dan Webster ... Courtesy of Spokesman Review
    Inland Northwest Geology
    Birds
    Bird Watching
    Birds Falling From The Sky
    by Tina and Judge Wynecoop
    Nesting Ospreys
    Dabblers, Divers, Murderers and Travelers: Birds of the INW
    Through March 15, 2009 Museum of Arts and Culture
    Favorite Views
    Some Beautiful Views Contributed By Members
    Goals
    Friends of Little Spokane River Valley Goals
    As Agreed to by the Board of Directors September 8, 1998
    Favorite Books
    Readings about our Little Spokane River Valley
    Newsletters
    October 2016 Newsletter
    January 2016 Newsletter
    Spring 2015 Newsletter
    November 2014 Newsletter as PDF
    June 2014 Newsletter PDF

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