Live from the Chelan Earth Day Fair [ Power Hour - S2E4 ]

by Lacy Stockton | Apr 21, 2022

Live from the Chelan Earth Day Fair at the PUD's Chelan Riverwalk Park, we're joined by a trip of guests to chat about conservation work around Lake Chelan:

  • Tamie Blevins, Chelan Earth Day Fair gardeners coordinator
  • Amanda Newell from the Cascadia Conservation District
  • Julie McCoy from 911 Glass Rescue and Lake Chelan Rotary
  • Brian Patterson from the Chelan Basin Conservancy
  • Phil Long from Lake Chelan Research Institute and Keep it Blue

We chat about:

  • Gardening in the Chelan Basin and tricks to use less water in your yard
  • Firewise resources to help you prepare your home and neighborhood for wildfire
  • New glass recycling in Chelan and useful things to do with glass aggregate
  • Microparks that offer public lake access, the legacy of lead arsenate and how to sign up for free soil testing with the Department of Ecology, and a potential Chelan Butte land trust
  • Invasive species in Lake Chelan, deep lake robots, and much more!

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