• The calm, inviting waters of the Spokane Arm. Photo Credit: NPS\LARO\John Salisbury

    Lake Roosevelt

    National Recreation Area Washington

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    Due to extreme conditions, all fires at Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area are prohibited effective August 1, 2014, until further notice. No open flames are permitted. This includes but is not limited to wood fires, charcoal fires, and tiki torches More »

The River Mile

About This Blog

The River Mile is a National Park Service sponsored student inquiry approach to the study and research of the watershed health of the Columbia River. Learn about upcoming events and opportunities on the River.

2012 and 2013 Crayfish Data Maps Ready for Viewing

December 13, 2013 Posted by: Janice Elvidge

The 2012 and 2013 Crayfish Study data maps have been completed. They are now ready for viewing. You can also take a look at a compilation map that shows all data collected to date. It's not too late to submit your data!

 

TRM Fall 2013 Workshop

September 03, 2013 Posted by: Janice Elvidge

Fall Workshop Information

 

Welcome to the 2013-14 School Year!

August 20, 2013 Posted by: Janice Elvidge

Welcome to the 2013-14 school year and the 6th season of The River Mile!

 

The River Mile Crayfish Study

May 06, 2013 Posted by: Janice Elvidge

Crayfish Study up and running!

 

Introduction to Remote Sensing Webinar

January 02, 2013 Posted by: Janice Elvidge

Introduction to Remote Sensing for Education Webinar January 8th and 9th.

 

TRM Networking

September 28, 2012 Posted by: Janice Elvidge

The River Mile Expansion

 

Keeping in Touch

July 31, 2012 Posted by: Janice Elvidge

The River Mile

 

The River Mile Journey

July 31, 2012 Posted by: Janice Elvidge

river, update

 

Did You Know?

Construction equipment for clearing the lakebed

When the Grand Coulee Dam was finished and the lake filled, 11 towns were submerged. Every structure was cleared or burned. Soon, the rising waters covered the forlorn concrete foundations with water and darkness. Some towns died, others were built above the new lake, replacing what was lost.