Umpqua Watersheds Blog

Facility Manageent

AmeriCorps Update

Published June 18th, 2019

AmeriCorps Voice…..Christine Smith

The fact that this article is my last one is unbelievable. These past two years have been filled with growth, amazing connections and so much fun in the environmental education world. Maris and I are maximizing our last few weeks by teaching at as many camps and outdoor schools as we [...]

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Facilities Management Update

Published June 18th, 2019

John Hunter

This spring has produced progress on the needed repairs to our UW office. Thanks to our super volunteer, Phil Schad, another rear office wall was repaired and repainted, creating more storage space which gave us the opportunity to move the cabinets in the radio room into this section of the office. Our radio [...]

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Spring 2019

Published March 3rd, 2019

Facilities Management… John Hunter

The crazy weather late February rally tested the heartiness of our building and we are happy to report that it all stayed outside. For the first time in years the interior our office has been leak free. No more pans and buckets to collect water. No more mops and rags to [...]

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Winter 2018

Published December 3rd, 2018

Facilities Management

John Hunter

The close of 2018 marks the first full year for the Facilities Management Committee (FMC) and what a remarkable year it has been filled with learning experiences, challenges, setbacks, and accomplishments. We achieved much through cooperation and commitment. As we reported in previous newsletters, we accomplished a number of immediate projects [...]

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Fall 2018

Published September 4th, 2018

Facilities Management

John Hunter

Summer has been a busy one for the Facilities Management Committee (FMC) that was filled with progress, challenges and setbacks. On June 5th a water pipe broke in one of the downstairs rented businesses flooding two of our rental units. Thankfully we had insurance and with the help of Dry Pro [...]

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Summer 2018

Published May 30th, 2018

Facilities Management

John Hunter

It has been an exciting and busy spring for the Facilities Management Committee. As we continue to improve Umpqua Watersheds’ major asset – our building at 539 SE Main St. As of April 1, all four of our office spaces have become rented. We are fortunate to have honest and dedicated [...]

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Spring 2018

Published March 2nd, 2018

Facilities Management

John Hunter

The Umpqua Watersheds Facility Management Committee was formed last Fall and has been busy organizing, securing and improving the property that was a wonderful and needed gift to Umpqua Watersheds from John Stadter. This newly acquired building features 3 street level business offices and an upstairs with office space and meeting [...]

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Winter 2017

Published December 1st, 2017

Facility Management

John Hunter

All good things….Well, the dust is settling from our building acquisition and the realization is setting in. Now that Umpqua Watersheds owns the office building, we have a few maintenance and upgrade items that we need to address. The Facility Management Committee has been busy getting a list together. Monetary contributions [...]

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