Public Art

Methow River Collaborative bridges art, water, community and learning


Have you noticed unique artworks sprinkling the Methow Valley? Coordinated by Methow Arts, the Methow River Collaborative is a project of the Department of Ecology, Methow Salmon Recovery Foundation, Bureau of Reclamation and Methow Arts Alliance. True to the Methow, the project uses locally crafted artwork to connect the very things we value about where… [Read More]

Methow Salmon Recovery Foundation

Updated summary 2019

Methow Salmon Recovery Foundation’s (MSRF) primary focus is to protect and restore habitat for ESA listed species of salmon and other fish native to the Methow watershed and aid directly in their recovery. MSRF is a local 501 (c)(3) non-profit corporation established in 2001. What we do: Environmental habitat restoration, assessment, protection  and conservation] , landowner… [Read More]

Bureau of Reclamation

Updated summary 2019

Salmon and Steelhead habitat improvement work in the Methow Basin is possible through formal partnerships between Federal agencies and project sponsors interested in aquatic habitat rehabilitation.  In the Methow Watershed the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) provides technical assistance to Methow Salmon Recovery Foundation, Columbia Cascade Fish Enhancement Group, Trout Unlimited and Washington Department of Fish… [Read More]

Department of Ecology

Updated summary 2019

Ecology is Washington’s environmental protection agency. Their mission is to protect, preserve, and enhance Washington’s land, air, and water for current and future generations. Ecology’s Water Quality Program provides support for water quality projects such as stream restoration, education and outreach.  The Methow Water Quality Restoration and Monitoring Project is a local project designed to… [Read More]

William Stafford Poetry Reading: Celebrating the 25-year Anniversary of Stafford Poems in the Methow Valley

Wed, Jan 16, 7pm, 2019

The third annual William Stafford Birthday Reading will be held on Wednesday, January 16 at 7pm at the Confluence Gallery in Twisp. Featured readers include members of the Confluence Poets: Subhaga Crystal Bacon, Vicky Douxmont, Cindy Williams Gutiérrez, Christine Kendall, Kelleigh McMillan, Sam Owen, Hannah Viano and Greg Wright, along with Liberty Bell High School… [Read More]

Beeest: from Plymouth to Public Art

Fall 2016

Join us for a Dedication Ceremony on Sat, Oct 29 at 11am The project is made possible through a collaboration of Methow Salmon Recovery Foundation and Methow Arts Alliance. When Barry Stromberger bought a 1951 Plymouth Cranbrook for $25 in college, he never dreamed that one day he would be charged with cutting one into… [Read More]