A Canadian mining company wants to conduct exploratory drilling for copper at the headwaters of the Methow River. This is the story of a mountain community coming together to share why the Methow Valley, in the heart of the North Cascades, is too special to mine. “It’s become a more unique place the more it’s stayed the same,” says local farmer Sam Lucy. “Right?” The Methow Headwaters Campaign is working to secure a mineral withdrawal and permanently protect the Methow from the threat of industrial-scale mining.
We need your voice to be heard! The Bureau of Land Management is taking public comment on a mineral withdrawal for the Methow Headwaters. It’s imperative that the BLM hear from everyone who cares about the Methow Valley and its critical headwaters.