Ecology Department grants $15,000 for creek cleanup at Hangman Valley Golf Course

The Washington Department of Ecology has awarded $15,000 to Spokane County’s parks department to plant native vegetation along Hangman Creek at the Hangman Valley Golf Course.

The plants’ roots will help stabilize the banks of the creek, also known as Latah Creek, to prevent erosion that muddies the water, promotes algae growth and diminishes levels of dissolved oxygen, which native trout need to survive.

Read more by following the link below and learn about the $95,000 awarded to three conservation districts for improving water quality in North Deep Creek (Stevens County CD), Alkali Flat Creek (Whitman CD), and removing invasive species from Moses Lake (Grant County CD).

Source: Spokesman Review

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