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

    Lake Roosevelt

    National Recreation Area Washington

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The River Mile Expansion Pilot Workshop

Old Kettle looking south to Colville River. Image Credit: NPS/LARO/Chelsea Brauner
Old Kettle looking south to Colville River.
NPS/LARO/Chelsea Brauner

Welcome to the course page for The River Mile Expansion Workshop July 16-20, 2012. All registered participants must view the webinar and complete Assignment #1.

Workshop Documents

1. Welcome Letter
2. Workshop Information and Logistics
3. Workshop Agenda

1. Survey (Please complete before workshop start)
2. Conference Call Availability (Please complete prior to July 9, 2012 call)

Assignment #1
1. Introductory Webinar (PowerPoint - 34 MB)

Assignment #2
1. Download and read "Field Investigations" from Pacific Education Institute (PDF - 2.3 MB)
2. View the Field Investigations Webinar.
3. Send questions and comments to Janice Elvidge by July 3, 2012.
4. Attend the July 9th conference call with Pat Otto and Margaret Tudor, Executive Director of Pacific Education Institute.

1. Complete the on-line post-workshop survey.
2. Follow the directions on the last page of "Next Steps and Expectations" and submit your site plan.
3. Create your site's ArcGIS Explorer On-line map.

The River Mile Image Credit: NPS/LARO

Did You Know?

White Sturgeon of the Columbia River

Lake Roosevelt's sturgeon are 8 to 20 feet long. They are also at least 70 years old. In 1941, Grand Coulee Dam flooded the fast-moving waters they need to spawn. To help out the population, the state of Washington introduced new fish to the lake in 2006.