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Administration

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 7th, 2018

Stan Petrowski

The onslaught against the conservation of the natural world is intense on so many levels. “Not to worry!” as the old saying goes. We are undaunted by the immensity of the task and greatly encouraged when steps are taken in the right direction.

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Spring 2018

Published March 3rd, 2018

Executive Director

Kasey Hovik

2018 is off to a great start for Umpqua Watersheds thanks to hard work by our staff, board of directors and volunteers. In November of last year the Board of Directors had its strategic planning meeting where we had the opportunity to review and discuss the progress made on the strategic [...]

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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 7th, 2017

Stanley Petrowski

Greetings one and all. I hope you are enjoying the Holiday season. No rest for the weary here at Umpqua Watersheds. That’s not a complaint. It’s just a description of the reality we live in as modern day conservation/ restoration advocates, especially here in Douglas County. Amidst the onslaught from the political arena [...]

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Amazing things are happening

Published December 5th, 2017

Executive Director

Kasey Hovik

It has been a great year for Umpqua Watersheds. I am continually amazed about the dedication and persistence in the face of much opposition, and the hearfelt love for our community from the Board of Directors, Staff and Volunteers of Umpqua Watersheds. Given the current state of policies in our country [...]

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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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Fall 2017

Published September 7th, 2017

Stanley Petrowski

New Conservation Committee Meetings

We’ve been very busy. Our committee meetings have been consistent going forward. UW is pleased to announce that the Conservation committee chaired by Vice President and volunteer Joseph Patrick Quinn. His work load responding to timber contract proposals has been piling up. Careful documentation and insight into the workings [...]

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Spring 2017

Published March 7th, 2017

Stanley Petrowski

We are certainly living during interesting times. Apart from the usual mishaps of our human condition there are some really encouraging events that have transpired since our last newsletter.

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Spring 2017

Published March 3rd, 2017

Executive Director

Kasey Hovik

Two months ago I assumed the role of Executive Director at Umpqua Watersheds and am proud to work alongside Alan Bunce and the UW Board of Directors to help respond to the threats to our natural environment because of our current political reality. I am very grateful to be part of [...]

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