Spokane Riverkeeper is a for-impact program of the Center For Justice dedicated to protecting and restoring the health of the Spokane River Watershed. We accomplish this by collaborating, educating, and, when necessary, litigating to preserve the Spokane River’s health now and in the future. Our goal is for a Fishable and Swimmable Spokane River.
Riverkeeper is a vigilant guardian of the Spokane River and its watershed and an effective advocate for the restoration and preservation of the river’s ecological health and aesthetic integrity. As a member of the international Waterkeeper Alliance movement, Riverkeeper’s first priority, day-to-day, is to defend the river against pollution and polluters.
The long-term vision of Riverkeeper is to restore the river to its natural state, undiminished by human activities that cause pollution or divert water from the river, especially during low seasonal flow periods. Our mission recognizes that protecting the river and securing its future as an ecological and spiritual resource for the region is best secured by working with current allies and enlisting new allies in the causes to which we’re committed.
Spokane Riverkeeper works tirelessly to protect and restore the health and aesthetic integrity of the Spokane River for you and for future generations. However, defending the Spokane River from pollution is a big job, and we need your involvement.
Help us protect our right to clean water by donating today. Clean water depends on an empowered and active community. Financial contributions made to Spokane Riverkeeper are critical to our ability to maintain and expand our fight for a Fishable and Swimmable Spokane River.
Your donation will allow Spokane Riverkeeper to:
- measurably improve water quality
- bring legal action to enforce our local, state and federal environmental laws
- restore wild redband trout and other native fisheries to abundant, fishable and self-sustaining levels
- provide consistent and credible leadership that empowers the public to take action on behalf of our Spokane River
- advocate for local, national, and international actions that reduce the impacts of climate change on our local environment and prepare Spokane River communities for the impacts of climate change
- improve access to the river for recreation and boating
You may donate immediately via credit card on our secure payment system, you can donate via PayPal through our Facebook app, or you may mail a check to:
35 W Main Ave, Suite 300
Spokane, WA 99201
Questions? Feel free to contact Spokane Riverkeeper Development Director Kendel Huff with any donation inquiries.
If you cannot donate at this time, but would like to volunteer your time, energy, creativity or services to Spokane Riverkeeper, please contact Spokane Riverkeeper Bart Mihailovich.
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There are many ways you can support us and help to protect the Spokane River. Of course we need your donations, but there are other ways to be involved too! Explore the links below to get involved.
Make a Donation
Help us protect our right to clean water by donating today. Clean water depends on an empowered and active community. Financial contributions made to Spokane Riverkeeper are critical to our ability to maintain and expand our fight for a swimmable and drinkable Spokane River.
Make a difference and make new friends by joining our volunteer team. If you would like to volunteer your time, energy, creativity or services to Spokane Riverkeeper, please contact Spokane Riverkeeper Bart Mihailovich.
Attend an Event
Learn, meet, greet and take action. Spokane Riverkeeper holds many events throughout the year – from our big annual fundraiser Dirty Martinis for Clean Water to film showings to educational presentation to river clean-up events and more. Check out our calendar to stay involved.
Report a Violation
Help keep our river clean and hold polluters accountable. Reports by citizens like you hep us keep track of suspicious and illegal activities on the river. We investigate all reports we receive or transfer them to the appropriate agency.
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