There is broad acknowledgement that Lake Chelan has been altered by substantial development.
Though these changes to Lake Chelan are well-documented, a broadly-accepted set of management actions for Lake Chelan based on Lake Chelan-specific research has not been developed to the extent necessary. The Lake Chelan Watershed Plan attempts to address many of these issues.
The Lake Chelan Watershed Planning Unit
The Lake Chelan Watershed Planning Unit (LCWPU) is a collective of organizations that aim to identify key findings and challenges facing our local watershed and recommend specific actions accordingly. The ultimate goal of the LCWPU is to provide locally-based evidence to assist in managing and protecting the natural resources of the Lake Chelan watershed.
The following is list of partners and agencies which compromise the LCWPU and united to instigate The Keep It Blue campaign: