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PRESIDENT’S REPORT: STATE OF THE UMPQUA

Published September 10th, 2022

By Janice Reid

On a recent trip to Minnesota via Canada, we visited the west side of the Olympic Peninsula and Vancouver Island, British Columbia. We had heard about [...]

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Presidents Corner

Published June 13th, 2022

By Janice Reid

We have many things going on at Umpqua Watersheds. Members of our committees continue to keep abreast of issues on public lands and waterways and provide public [...]

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MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT

Published March 8th, 2022

I recall on social media that progressives were being referred to as “snowflakes.” I am not sure where the term originated. However, judging by who was using it and knowing [...]

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President’s Report Dec 2021

Published December 7th, 2021

Lately, I have been reviewing some of the newsletters from 20 years ago. Three aspects jumped out at me:

  • Some of the stories from those years were about the struggles [...]

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    From the Executive Director

    Published September 9th, 2021

    Kasey’s Korner…..Kasey Hovik

     

    We live in strange and challenging times. We continue to struggle through the worst pandemic in 100 years while forest fires, floods, devastating storms destroy property, [...]

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    President’s Update Fall 2021

    Published September 9th, 2021

    PRESIDENT’S REPORT

     

    Greetings! I have taken the baton from Ken Carloni to be president of Umpqua Watersheds.  His dedication to the organization is inspiring. He is a [...]

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    SPOTLIGHT ON OUR DONORS

    Published June 19th, 2021


    Alysia Gaye’s love of nature started early in life. In the early nineties, she made a trip to the Northwest to check out the forest, waterfalls, [...]

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    PRESIDENT’S REPORT

    Published June 19th, 2021

    Ken Carloni

    Greetings once again, fellow conservationists! As I noted in our Virtual Banquet, this is the last newsletter in which I will be greeting you as president. New officers [...]

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    President’s Corner

    Published March 7th, 2021

    HOW DO YOU SOLVE A PROBLEM LIKE… TODD VAUGHN?

    For several years, Umpqua Watersheds has been the target of bizarre attacks by Todd Vaughn in our local newspaper and elsewhere. [...]

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    Spotlight on our donors

    Published March 7th, 2021

    We received a very generous donation to fund our AmeriCorps Environmental Education program for the 2021-2022 year from Jerry Mires. Jerry grew up in the Umpqua Valley. He was [...]

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