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Low snow, low flows

In January, we welcomed the return of snow to the mountains. Since those storms, however, snow has not accumulated as we had hoped. While there is still time for the snowpack to build up, our team is preparing for what could be a dangerously dry summer.

Meet WWT’s newest staff members!

It takes a stellar team to restore and protect rivers and streams in Washington. Our people are how Washington Water Trust has made such an incredible impact for more than 25 years. We've welcomed three new staff members to WWT in the last year. Meet them in this blog post!

WWT Now Hiring: Project Manager!

We are seeking a collaborative Project Manager who is enthusiastic about working in rural communities. This team member will partner with landowners, tribes, conservation districts, land trusts, and govt. agencies to implement projects with lasting benefits to fish, streams, and communities. Learn more about the role and apply today!

Exploring recycled water in the Sammamish Valley

Climate change is putting our snowpack at risk. We need to restore and protect as much water instream as we can now. A key piece to ensuring healthy flows and climate resilience is using more sustainable water sources like recycled water. Learn how WWT is testing recycled water for farm irrigation in the Sammamish Valley.

2023 WWT Impact Highlights

From enhancing flows for fish during drought to protecting water instream forever and advancing new conservation methods, 2023 was a big year in our work to restore and protect rivers and streams across Washington. Check out some of our conservation impact highlights in this post!

Double your impact for healthy rivers this holiday season

At Washington Water Trust, we're laser-focused on what makes a stream a stream: the water! For 25 years, our supporters have helped us restore flows when and where needed most. With the growing demands on our freshwater and climate change, however, we need your help to do more. Give back to the rivers and streams you love by making a tax-deductible gift to WWT. All donations will be matched up to $15,000 through Dec. 31!

WWT hosts Fly Fishing Film Tour in Walla Walla and Ellensburg

Washington Water Trust will host benefit screenings of the 17th annual Fly Fishing Film Tour (F3T) at the historic Gesa Power House Theatre in Walla Walla on Thurs, Nov. 9 and at Iron Horse Brewery in Ellensburg on Thurs, Nov. 16! Proceeds benefit our work for healthy rivers and streams across the state. Learn more and buy tickets today!

The Fly Fishing Film Tour hosted by Washington Water Trust and Iron Horse Brewery on Nov. 16

Washington Water Trust (WWT) is thrilled to partner with Iron Horse Brewery in Ellensburg for a Pint Night showing of the 17th annual Fly Fishing Film Tour (F3T) on Thurs, Nov. 16. Proceeds from the event will benefit WWT's work restoring rivers and streams across the state. $1 from each pint sold of Iron Horse Brewery beer will be donated to WWT.

Nov 16

The Fly Fishing Film Tour hosted by Washington Water Trust at Gesa Power House Theatre

Washington Water Trust (WWT) is thrilled to host a showing of the 17th annual Fly Fishing Film Tour (F3T) in Walla Walla at the historic Gesa Power House Theatre on Thurs, Nov. 9. Proceeds from the event will benefit WWT's work restoring rivers and streams in the Walla Walla region and across the state.

Nov 9

Amazon Web Services supports drought relief for the Dungeness River

Washington Water Trust announced that Amazon Web Services, the Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe, and other community partners supported a drought relief program in Clallam County on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula that enhanced stream flows to help ensure healthy salmon runs in the Dungeness River. The Dungeness River is one of the most productive and critical salmon-bearing rivers in the Puget Sound region.