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Education-Committee Chair updates

Education Update-Fall 2023

Published September 10th, 2023

by Cindy Haws

UW Education committee and volunteers have been very busy this quarter having connected with 606 youth, 15 teachers/youth program instructors, and 44 adults. Totaling up [...]

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Education update

Published June 15th, 2023

by Janice Reid

Umpqua Watersheds recently teamed up with Umpqua Community College and Umpqua Natural Leadership Science Hub to participate in a conference on Stream Amphibians and turtles [...]

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Published March 8th, 2023

……By Cindy Haws

As the new Education Chair at Umpqua Watersheds, I have started in high gear. Over a decade ago, I was Executive Director and president. Since leaving the [...]

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Published December 8th, 2022

By Jessica Saxton

It’s been about four months since I joined the United Communities AmeriCorps, serving with Umpqua Watersheds as the Environmental Education and Outreach Leader. During this time, I’ve [...]

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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


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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