Stories tagged: Spokane County Conservation Futures
UPDATED: Fri., April 21, 2017, 10:14 p.m.
Conservation Futures program buys land, Spokane River shoreline from the Sisters of the Holy Names
The purchase of land on Fort George Wright Drive, including 4,500 feet of Spokane River frontage, from the Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary is complete.
Tue., Sept. 27, 2016, 5:17 p.m.
Sale of former Holy Names convent to Catholic Charities finalized
The Sisters of the Holy Names of Jesus and Mary have finalized the sale of their former convent and some of their land on Fort George Wright Drive to Catholic …
Sat., Dec. 4, 2010
Panel ranks conservation land
The 36 nominations for Spokane County Conservation Futures land acquisitions have been winnowed to a top 10 list to be considered by county commissioners on Tuesday. The commission plans to …
Tue., Oct. 12, 2010
Conservation panel to consider 36 parcels
Land parcels nominated for Spokane County Conservation Futures acquisitions will be presented in a public meeting tonight at 6 at the IMAX Theater in Riverfront Park. Citizens have nominated 36 …
Sun., May 16, 2010
Site is legacy to Slavin vision
The namesake for Spokane County’s 628-acre James T. Slavin Conservation Area died at the age of 86 on March 3, but he’s left a living legacy for nature. Like most …
Sun., Dec. 13, 2009
Wet & Wild
Wetlands were drained with the good-riddance stature of dirty bath water around the Inland Northwest in the last century. Now some of them are being restored, in bits and pieces, …