Episode 1 On-Trail Hiking
Spring is coming quickly and with it lots of exciting events from Umpqua Watersheds!
Learning in the Umpqua Watershed: Engaging K-12 Students through Nature Connections & [...]
Spotlight on our donors
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 [...]
Our AmeriCorps member has been cooking up some appetizing opportunities for everyone in your family:
Umpqua Watersheds is airing a new program on our KQUA station starting Saturday, [...]
Executive Director Update Winter 2020
For many of us, 2020 started with such high hopes. Just the thought of starting a new decade is always exciting, as we imagine what will happen in [...]
Grateful & Hopeful
As we transition from the season of thanks-giving to the season of hope, I find myself reflecting on all of the things that I have to give thanks for, and [...]
America Recycles Day is Next Sunday!
At the school where I used to teach, many of the students that I taught – and families that I worked with – didn’t recycle. I think many saw it [...]
October 24th-31st is known as “Bat Week”. As we gear up for Halloween, I wanted to share a few facts about one “spooky” species – bats.
According to Oregon’s [...]
What a Wonderful Day for a Hike
On Saturday, I got my first real taste of Oregon wilderness. Umpqua Watersheds led a hike to Rogue River/Natural Bridge, and we enjoyed an abundance of natural beauty at every [...]
Flavors of Autumn
There are so many ways to live lightly on the earth. Each year when fall comes around, I’m eager to partake in one of them – locally grown fruits and [...]