A “Walk” Through FLSRV’s 2018 Activities

by Tina Wynecoop Enlarged membership boundaries on each side of LSR from 1⁄2 to 3⁄4 mile.  Met with Barry Greene, Spokane County traffic planner to discuss adding a trail from Colbert Road to Midway Road.  Discussed trails/roads in planning stages for “Village At Midway” and learned that road construction at Northside Aquatic Park will continue now that funding to complete the park has been received.  Sent letter to WDFW supporting addition of their parcel to the Waikiki Springs natural area north of Mill Road.  Invited David Schaub, Director of Inland Northwest Land Conservancy, to speak to our board about efforts to protect open space in the LSRV.  Received approval to have a cross walk painted at Pine River Park enabling safe passage when crossing the road from the pedestrian trail to the park.  Prepared annual budget for 2018.  Pursued grants.  Opposed proposed changes to low-density (LDRS) standards for county.  Hiked with naturalist/historian/author Jack Nisbet at the confluence of Latah/Hangman Creek and the Spokane River. (Wonderful as usual.)  Picked up litter along WSDOT’s Children of the Sun Trail – from Wandermere Frontage Road to Highway 2 – four times.  Reported finding a transient camp along Children of the Sun trail near […]