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Restoration Chair and Vice President of UW interview

Published July 5th, 2024

MORNING CONVERSATION 7.5.24

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Marbled Murrelet nest site protected on the Elliott

Published June 29th, 2024

A recent victory for conservation group, Cascadia Wildlands, gives protection to a Marbled Murrelet nest site.

https://news.bloomberglaw.com/environment-and-energy/oregon-logging-project-would-harm-small-seabird-court-affirms?fbclid=IwZXh0bgNhZW0CMTEAAR0FkNU-LowrtkchwXjywMifaylVaszibpmL5or2VlpU5WyJXhlEpm7UT9U_aem_qcy8nxjWYp_NBEbc4iEA8Q

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Wyden introduces The River Democracy Act

Published June 29th, 2024

https://www.wyden.senate.gov/news/press-releases/wyden-urges-support-for-his-bills-to-use-prescribed-burns-and-protect-water-sources#:~:text=My%20other%20bill%2C%20the%20River,and%20the%20River%20Democracy%20Act.

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Conservation groups win lawsuit

Published June 29th, 2024

https://www.rv-times.com/outdoors/judges-nixes-blm-effort-to-reduce-fire-risk-by-logging-protected-reserves/article_c88021e6-1ed6-11ef-a7ad-f382eb8b1a02.html

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AmeriCorps Update

Published June 9th, 2024

by Julie Lowe

What an incredible year of education, outreach, and meaningful relationship-building!

This year has [...]

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Outreach Update: Banquet 2024

Published June 9th, 2024

by Kasey Hovik

On Sunday, June 2nd, Umpqua Watersheds celebrated its 28th annual membership banquet. Even though it rained we were able to enjoy being with our members and supporters [...]

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Restoration Update.

Published June 9th, 2024

..by Ken Carloni

 

As another summer begins to bloom and our thoughts turn to the great outdoors, we’d like to share the projects and progress that the Restoration Committee [...]

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Conservation Update

Published June 9th, 2024

…by Janice Reid

Recently, we heard of a decision in a five-year-long legal challenge by Crag Law Center on behalf of our sister organizations KS Wild, Cascadia Wildlands, Oregon Wild, [...]

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Education Committee Update

Published June 9th, 2024

by Cindy Haws

 

The Education Committee has had an incredible spring, with increased outreach and education opportunities for a variety of K-12 students, even reaching outside of our traditional [...]

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History of Wilderness Campaigns of the Umpqua

Published June 9th, 2024

…by Diana Pace

I would like to provide some background into the history of the Wilderness campaigns in the Umpqua Valley. The Umpqua Wilderness Defenders Coalition was active in 1974. [...]

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