TAKE ACTION FOR METHOW HEADWATERS
SUPPORTERS, Let's show Secretary of Interior, Ryan Zinke, overwhelming support for protecting the Methow Headwaters from industrial-scale mining.  These unique and treasured lands should be declared off-limits to any new mining activities. Thank you for raising your voice in support of protecting our waters, communities and economy!

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Methow Headwaters: Too Special To Mine
Methow Headwaters is proud to present the story of a mountain community coming together to share why the Methow Valley, in the heart of the North Cascades, is too special to mine.  A film by Benjamin Drummond + Sara Steele

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WHAT'S AT STAKE

Methow_Icon_WaterWATER

Water sustains life in the Methow. 90% of the watershed is in public ownership, and is the source for nearly all water, making water quality tied closely to public land management.

Methow_icons_RecreationRECREATION

People come to the Methow to play—it is home to the nation’s largest Nordic ski trail system and is a gateway to North Cascades National Park and vast wilderness areas.

Methow_Icon_WildlifeWILDLIFE

The Methow supports a rich diversity of wildlife and is home to 7 federally protected fish and wildlife species, 5 of which have designated critical habitat.

Methow_Icon_FishSALMON RECOVERY

The Methow is critical to Upper Columbia salmon recovery. Nearly $100 million has been invested in recovery and restoration in the Methow alone.

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