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

    Lake Roosevelt

    National Recreation Area Washington

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Black Locust Invasive Tree Removal Plan

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Date: August 28, 2012
Contact: Ken Hyde, 509-633-9441 ext. 128

Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area is seeking input on the draft Black Locust Invasive Tree Removal Plan concerning the treatment and removal of Black Locust trees in the area of the Old Kettle Falls town site. This is the first step in the planning process necessary to meet the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act.

The Park will be hosting an open house to discuss this plan and solicit input on the development of alternatives, from the public, on September 13, 2012 at the Kettle Falls American Legion meeting hall from 6:00pm to 7:30pm. Please feel free to attend and participate in the development of this plan.

Did You Know?

Wild hyacinth is also known as the douglas brodaia

The pretty violet flowers of this wild hyacinth grows at Lake Roosevelt. An important food source, its small but sweet onion bulb is still popular. Covered by a fibrous netting called a corm net, excavated and carbon dated corm nets established that people lived at Kettle Falls 9,500 years ago.