Lake Pend Oreille Waterkeeper (LPOW) and the City of Sandpoint are teaming up to clean up the shoreline along the Sand Creek corridor, at City Beach, and around Dog Beach under the long bridge during the annual Shoreline Cleanup.
Not only is litter and micro-trash unsightly, it also has the real potential to negatively impact the quality of our local waterways. This is a great opportunity to help clean up our beach areas and the shorelines before the busy summer season!
Local businesses, community organizations and area residents are encouraged to pitch in with this pre-summer season cleaning effort. This is a great way to celebrate Earth Day (April 22) while being socially distant outside!
LPOW will provide refreshments, trash bags, and gloves.
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
About LAKE PEND OREILLE WATERKEEPER
PO BOX 732, SANDPOINT, ID 83864, US
To protect the water quality of the Clark Fork/Pend Oreille watershed so that our local waterways remain swimmable, fishable and drinkable for future generations through education, community engagement and advocacy.
Lake Pend Oreille Waterkeeper (LPOW) is a non-profit organization located in Sandpoint, Idaho. Founded in 2009, Lake Pend Oreille Waterkeeper works in the public interest to minimize water pollution in Lake Pend Oreille and related water bodies. Our area of focus includes the lake, the Pend Oreille River down to Albeni Falls Dam, the Clark Fork up to Cabinet Gorge Dam, and all the tributaries that flow into the lake.
LPOW works on a variety of issues that impact the integrity of our local waterways including wastewater, stormwater, aquatic pesticide use and transport of hazardous materials by rail throughout the watershed. LPOW also runs the largest citizen science water quality monitoring program in North Idaho and provides educational opportunities to area youth through our hands-on lake model classroom presentations and our Watershed Discovery summer day camp.