Methow River Poetry Signs – the Methow Valley, WA

This video was created in 2008 as part of a fund-raising effort to support the maintenance and repair of the Methow River Poem signs. These photos show the beautiful Methow Valley, where William Stafford's poetry accompanies U.S. Forrest Service interpretive signs at 7 spots along a 49 mile stretch of the Methow River between Washington Pass and the confluence with the Columbia River in Pateros. The Methow River Poetry signs, commissioned in June, 1993 by the U.S. Forest Service, turned out to be William Stafford's final project. He died at his home in August of 1993.