Dedicated to the protection and restoration of the Umpqua Watershed and beyond through education, training, advocacy and ecologically sound stewardship.

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Protecting the Best and Restoring the Rest since 1995.




Your support is much appreciated and needed to ensure that industries and agencies are accountable for their actions whilst providing opportunities for youth and adults to appreciate the outdoors and the wilderness.

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“Protect the Best and Restore the Rest.”

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March 15tH

     Come join us at the library for a forestry forum and screening      of Behind the Emerald Line. Douglas County library at 6:30pm

March 17th

     First ever St. Patrick’s day tree planting event! Hosted at      Riverside Park from 10AM-4PM in partnership with Source      One Serenity and Roseburg Parks & Rec. Click HERE !

March 18th

     Lookingglass hike near Roseburg. Short & steep. Botanically      diverse with great views!  Carpooling from DC Library @      9am. Bring lunch, water and appropriate hiking gear.

March 23rd-Apr.2nd

      Spring Break Baja Botany Tour. Road-trip to Baja MX;        including hiking, camping and meals.  Limited community           spots available. Contact us for more details.

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US for St. Patty’s


“Green is the Theme”

Mar 2015

Umpqua Watersheds celebrates it’s 20th anniversary

On March 14, 2015 Umpqua Watersheds had it’s 19th annual banquet to celebrate 20 years of conservation, restoration, and education in the Umpqua valley.

Apr 2015


We received funding from the Walmart Community Grants Team  and Bessie Minor Swift Foundation for our Oregon Youth Conservation Crew and Science Friday education programs.

Twin Lakes, Crater Lake Hiking bonanza, and more!

July has been a month of outdoor adventure and fun! UW took 20 youth and 15 volunteers backpacking, swimming, and hiking at Twin Lakes from July 17-19. July 18 marked the annual River Appreciation Day celebration, and UW partnered with Oregon Wild July 18-24 to lead hikes around the proposed Crater Lake Wilderness Area.

Jul 2015

Every 5th grader to Crater Lake National Park!!

We are lucky enough to have receive funding from the Gray Family Foundation to take every 5th grader in Douglas County to Crater Lake!  The fall trips were inspirational and we look forward to continuing to extend this opportunity to more Douglas County 5th graders this spring!

Fall 2016

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MLK Day Helpers

Thank you to all of those who came out to help for our MLK River Clean-Up Service Day!  Articles and other news covering the event can be found here and here.

Jan 2017