INWC Monthly Meeting – National Hunting & Fishing Day

We will have a presentation by Steven Dazey on the upcoming National Hunting and Fishing Day. Join us as we learn about how we can get involved and how kids can participate. Click the link below for more information. 2023_NHFD_poster_8.5×11 We will also have an INWC volunteer presentation, committee updates and drawings for in-person attendees. Doors open at 6:30, meeting begins at 7:00. **This will be a hybrid meeting if you cannot join us in person you can view the meeting online by clicking HERE    

INWC Monthly Meeting – Pike Minnow Reward Program

Our program for the May General Meeting will be presented by John Hone, of WDFW Fisheries Division, where he will present information on the history and science behind the Pike Minnow Reward Program, and how to catch them. Doors open at 6:30, meeting begins at 7:00.    

INWC Monthly Meeting – Kalispel Natural Resources & Arrow Lakes Caribou Society

We will have a presentation by Kalispel Natural Resources & the Arrow Lakes Caribou Society. Join us as we learn about the efforts under way to help stabilize and recover the Selkirk Caribou herds. There will also be an appetizer potluck, prize raffles (in person attendees only), and BHS updates. Please consider bringing an appetizer to share. Doors open at 6:30, meeting begins at 7:00. **This will be a hybrid meeting if you cannot join us in person you can view the meeting online by clicking HERE    

Spokane Kid’s Fishing Day *Volunteers Needed*

Saturday May 6th, 2023 at Clear Lake (South of City of Medical Lake, in southwest Spokane County) Fairchild Air Force Base Recreation Area Sponsored by: Inland Northwest Wildlife Council Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife and other fine sponsors LIMITED TO FIRST 950 SIGN-UPS Each kid receives: “Kids Fishing” T-Shirt and other gear The chance to catch a 3-fish limit of trout Cost: $10 per child Age: 5-14 Years For more information go to: REGISTRATIONS NEED TO BE POSTMARKED BY: APRIL 21st, 2023 2023-clear-lake-kids-fishing-event-registration-form-0  

*Volunteers Needed* Spokane Kid’s Fishing Rod Assembly

Come one, come all – for fishing rod assembly night.  Kids Fishing Day is coming up soon (May 6th), and we will need all volunteers ready to go.  So, Thursday evening, April 20th, in the Council Hall – bring friends

ADA Open House

The Inland Northwest Wildlife Council, and its Disabled Access Team of Ken McNaughton and Ron Zubrick, invites you to join them for a day filled with information for those who have disabilities that create barriers, but still want to enjoy the great outdoors and all it has to offer. You will gain information on new disabled hunter access permit regulations, hear about existing local programs, assistive devices available for disabled sportsmen and locations provided for disabled sportsmen. With many area citizens having barriers that prevent them from fully enjoying our opportunities to hunt, fish, observe wildlife, or enjoy the outdoors, we will share ways to improve accessibility and increase opportunities. If you have a disability or know someone who does and want to regain the thrill of fishing, hunting, and wildlife viewing, then make plans to join us. Lunch is provided! Door Prize for one lucky disabled sportsman/woman: a one-day guided Chinook/Sockeye trip on the Columbia River, donated by John Sowell and “Fishin’4All.” Wow! Please RSVP at 509-487-8552 Inland Northwest Wildlife Council

INWC Monthly Meeting – Holiday Potluck and Board Elections

Come hungry and ready to vote! The INWC will be providing ham and turkey, please consider bringing a side to share with everyone. We will be holding our annual elections for our board of trustees (biographies for current candidates will be posted in our digital newsletter on November 20, 2022). You must be a current member in good standing to vote so call the office today (509-487-8552) to check your membership status. Doors open at 6:30, meeting begins at 7:00.    

INWC Monthly Meeting – Chris Flanagan IEBA Presenting

Chris Flanagan member of Inland Empire Beekeepers Association, IEBA, and a local bee keeper will be sharing a presentation with us about local pollinators, pollinator habitat, and beekeeping. This will be a great opportunity to learn about the importance of pollinators and steps you can take to help them in your own backyard. Doors open at 6:30, presentation begins at 7:00. Light refreshments provided. INWC Junior Activity – Pollinator Plants At the June meeting several INWC Junior members painted flower pots in preparation for this month’s meeting. For September’s INWC Junior gathering we will be planting flowers that are great for pollinators, and sharing information about bees with our junior members. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! The INWC Junior program is only possible with the support of our volunteers. You don’t have to be an expert in bees to succeed at this project. We provide all the supplies and materials, you just bring a smile and a dose of patience.    

INWC Monthly Meeting – Robbie Kroger Presenting

This month our meeting seminar presentation will be provided by Robbie Kroger, founder of Blood Origins. INWC Junior will be painting and preparing flower pots for an upcoming project (planting flowers for bees during the meeting with Inland Empire Bee Keepers) Doors open at 6:30, presentation begins at 7:00. Light refreshments provided.  

Disabled Access Route Clearing – Boundary Mtn (near Kettle Falls)

*Dates on this project are subject to change depending on volunteer availability For Route Patrols where we can cover two separate routes due to geographic proximity, part of the D.A. team will arrive ahead of the work day to set up a base camp. The actual work day will be the Saturday of the dates listed. Anyone wishing to be part of the project is welcome to camp the Friday night before, spend the day Saturday working the trails, inspecting/maintaining platforms, then join us for dinner at camp Saturday evening. UTV/ATV’s are welcome (stay on the trail). Due to our agreement with the USFS, we will patrol each of the following routes twice (in two phases) between spring and the first week of October. Contact our office or Committee Chair Ken McNaughton for more information or to RSVP. Office: (509) 487-8552 Ken McNaughton: (509) 553-9135,