DOE Instream Flow Proposed for Spokane River Watershed

  The Washington State Department of Ecology explains  instream flow as  "Ecology is required by state law to retain adequate amounts of water in streams to protect and preserve instream resources and uses (such as fish, wildlife, recreation, aesthetics, water quality and navigation).  One of the best water management tools for protecting stream flows is to set flow levels in regulation.  Specific stream flow amounts protected in a regulation are called “

Property Rights Win at The Supreme Court! Fortunately, all but one of the justices recognized the hypocrisy of the government's position and ruled in favor of the property owners. By doing so, the court has prevented the government from effectively stealing hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of property rights from American citizens who had properly obtained ownership of land formerly owned by the federal government.

Washington Fish and Wildlife Seeks Comments on Land Acquisition Proposals!

Please review this important press release, and respond! Your response will become part of the public record. Make sure to copy your responses to your legislators! Part of the problem we have as property owners is the continuous loss of land to the state and to private/public partnerships! The tax base is shrinking, and our resources are being taken off the table, we need this land to be productive! Below is the text! January 13, 2014 Contact: Lauri Vigue, (360) 902-2549 WDFW seeks comments on land acquisition proposals OLYMPIA - The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is inviting public comment through Jan. 31 on current proposals to acquire land for fish and wildlife habitat and public recreation.


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