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Suzan D.
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  • Illabot Creek

    by Representative Suzan K. DelBene

    Posted on 2013-02-26

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    DelBENE of washington in the house of representatives Tuesday, February 26, 2013 Ms. DelBENE. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to introduce a bill, along with Congressman Larsen, to designate part of Illabot Creek as a wild and scenic river. Illabot Creek is a beautiful stretch of land spanning from the Glacier Park Wilderness to the upper Skagit River, falling 7,000 feet along the way, and is a critical habitat that deserves to be protected. Designating Illabot Creek as a Wild and Scenic River ensures the preservation of significant wild lands that are home to several threatened species. It also guarantees that people will continue to enjoy this area for hunting, fishing and other recreation for generations.

    I urge my colleagues to join me in supporting this bill which will ensure our natural resources and wildlife remain protected for future generations to enjoy, and I thank my colleagues for joining me in working on this important issue.


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