Pesticide Spraying 2022 and Safety Workshop

Please share: On May 26 at 7 pm, Gold Bar Community Rights (GBCR) will host an online information workshop about pesticide spraying 2022 on local industrial tree plantations in the Skykomish River Watershed and safety for residents and communities.

We will discuss spraying practices, chemicals, documents, drift and what we can do to have a safer and healthier community and ecosystem.

Kids Are the Most Sensitive to Toxics

Please share: pregnant women, babies and young children are the most sensitive to toxic chemicals for home, lawn and yard care. So are pets, domestic animals and wild life. Pesticides drift in air and water contaminating entire watersheds and neighborhoods.

We encourage you to use alternative methods for healthier family, community, ecosystem and watershed.

For Your Yard, Garden and Home

Please share: Spring is here! For your yard, garden and home, it is best to use alternative and eco-friendly methods and products. Look at the labels and check ingredients. So that you, your family, community, and watershed are more healthy.

August 13, 6 pm SCCR Quarterly Zoom Meeting and Presentation

We are inviting you to join us for the SCCR quarterly Zoom meeting and learn more about watersheds of the Snohomish County, their protection, rehabilitation, and importance for drinking water, ecosystems and climate.

2021 DNR NW Ground Sprays in Our Watersheds

Please share: Starting July 19, 2021 DNR Northwest Region is spraying public lands in the watersheds of Snohomish, Skagit and Whatcom Counties with commercial products that have Glyphosate and Imazapyr for site preparation before replanting clearcuts. Toxics are regulated by corrupted EPA and WA State Department of Agriculture.

Only focused grassroots civic engagement and action can save our watersheds from consistent toxic contamination and destruction. Only focused grassroots civic engagement and action can save our watersheds from consistent toxic contamination and destruction. Contact for information on how we can save our water and watersheds from toxic flood.

2021 Aerial Spraying by Weyerhaeuser in Snohomish County

This summer, Weyerhaeuser Corporation is planning toxic aerial sprays in the watersheds of the Skykomish and Stillaguamish Rivers covering 102.2 and 288 acres with Glyphosate, Imazapyr, and/or Atrazine and many other ingredients. Sprays can take place any time. Please contact Weyerhaeuser for dates and times of sprays and your other comments and requests 360-424-2014,

Pesticides in Our Watersheds

Of 400 pesticides used in residential, timber and agricultural settings across the U.S. watersheds, Glyphosate, Atrazine and 2.4-D are the most popular and have been sprayed for many decades. About 280 million pounds of Glyphosate are used annually only for agriculture, according to an analysis of data estimates from the U.S. Geological Survey. This meansContinue reading “Pesticides in Our Watersheds”