Celebrating Earth Month

“The environment, after all, is where we all meet, where we all have a mutual interest. It is one thing that all of us share.”- Lady Bird Johnson

Spend time outdoors

Check out our #WaterWednesday posts for rivers to visit and places to hike.

Find hiking trails and information at Washington Trails Association.

Clean Up

Find a local clean up party- Search for a Waterkeeper or Riverkeeper organization near you.

Plan a clean up party with your friends and family along a river, at the beach, or a park.

Take a trash bag with you when you go outside to pick up litter.

Recreate Responsibly

With more people getting outdoors there has been a bigger impact on our natural resources.

Learn the best practices for spending time in nature.

Learn about Climate Change impacts

Learn about how climate change is already impacting our water resources.

Do your own research on climate change, snowpack, instream flows, and drought.

Diagram of aquifer

Learn about water law

Learn water law terminology.

Learn about instream flow rules and water rights.

Learn how you can conserve water

Stop buying bottled water.

Save and reuse water.

Upgrade your appliances.

Learn ways to conserve water in your yard, in the bathroom, in the kitchen, in the laundry room, and more.

Share your love for our waters

Participate in water stories and share what our waters mean to you.

Support CELP’s work

Help us to protect, preserve, and restore waters in Washington and through the Columbia River basin