Methow Headwaters Protection Act Update

Methow Headwaters Protection Act, S. 5666 attached to Energy and Natural Resources Bill

Our weekend celebration of music and community was made even better with the news that legislation to protect the Methow Headwaters took another step forward in congress. Introduced last week, Senator Cantwell's bipartisan energy and natural resources bill supports a number of public land measures, including the Methow Headwaters. It's another great effort by our senate champions to keep the Methow special!

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Film Showing + Campaign Evening

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URGENT ACTION NEEDED FOR METHOW HEADWATERS
SUPPORTERS, We need your voice to be heard! The Bureau of Land Management is taking public comment on a mineral withdrawal for the Methow Headwaters. It's imperative that the BLM hear from everyone who cares about the Methow Valley and its critical headwaters.  Let them know today why you support the mineral withdrawal and the protection of the Methow Headwaters from industrial-scale mining!  

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Methow Headerwaters: 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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