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Education Update

Published September 10th, 2022

Exciting New Radio Show Coming Soon!

We will be partnering with Stone Soup Leadership Institute and Green Teacher to produce a podcast featuring the inspiring stories of young change-makers [...]

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Learning in the Umpqua

Published June 13th, 2022

LEARNING IN THE UMPQUA WATERSHED

By Ryan Kincaid

Thank you to everyone who helped make our second annual Learning in the Umpqua Watershed (training for local educators) a success. Fourteen [...]

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Teaching Teachers and Connecting Kids with the Environment

Published March 8th, 2022

Last year, we held our first training event for local educators, which we called “Learning in the Umpqua Watershed: Engaging K-12 Students through Nature Connections & STEAM Activities.” This is [...]

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Education Update Dec 2021

Published December 8th, 2021

Lots of Learning in 2021

Director of Education & Outreach ~ Ryan Kincaid


2021 saw lots of change and growth in terms of Umpqua Watersheds’ educational programs! With [...]

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Update from the Education Committee

Published September 9th, 2021

Wrapping Up & Continuing On…..

The past couple of months have been a whirlwind as I completed my AmeriCorps term of service and stepped into my new role as the [...]

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Archie Creek Fire Recovery Project position opening

Published September 9th, 2021

Archie Creek Post-Fire Recovery Project

Umpqua Watersheds is a lead partner in a collaborative project with Phoenix Charter School and Umpqua Community College to promote shared stewardship of public lands [...]

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Umpqua Watersheds President Ken Carloni will be on a panel discussion about wildlfires.

Published September 21st, 2020

Wildfires in 2020: What set the stage for this historic event and what can we expect in the future?

The fires that broke out and spread across nearly 1 million [...]

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Edutourism

Published September 24th, 2019

EDUCATION REPORT: Is the Time Right for a UW Edutourism Initiative? 


The following two short-term activities are listed in Umpqua Watersheds’ strategic plan for our Education [...]

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Biochar: An Ancient Solution to a Modern Global Crisis

Published December 12th, 2018

Ken Carloni, Ph.D.            

biochar /ˈbīōˌCHär/ noun: charcoal produced from plant matter and stored in the soil as a means of removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. (Online Dictionary)

When [...]

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…not everyone gets to PET A WHALE…

Published September 3rd, 2018

Ken Carloni, Ph.D.

Baja tour evaluation comment

 As many of you know, I retired from full-time teaching at UCC in June. My plan was to continue to teach the field [...]

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