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Catching up with our AmeriCorps educator

Published February 20th, 2020

Our 2019-2020 AmeriCorps, Robyn, has been hard at work the last 6 months running environmental education programs throughout Douglas County! She’s taught at 7 different schools and engaged with over [...]

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AmeriCorps: Education Spotlight

Published December 6th, 2019

For those of you who don’t know me, I am Robyn Bath-Rosenfeld, the new Environmental Educator and Outreach AmeriCorps at UW. My first three months in this position have [...]

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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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Umpqua Watersheds AmeriCorps in the news!

Published August 2nd, 2019

While winding down their service at Umpqua Watersheds, Maris Wilson and Christine Smith were certainly not winding down their activities. Two big weekends full of activity mark the end of [...]

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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 [...]

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Executive Director

Published June 18th, 2019

Kasey’s Corner … Executive Director

Over the last eight years Umpqua Watersheds has had a very successful AmeriCorps program. We have been very fortunate to have Mike Rooney, Roland Wang [...]

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Preschool Spring Science at the Library

Published April 23rd, 2019

This spring, preschoolers from Douglas County have been learning about science in our new free program at the library! The first week, we learned about spring weather by making a [...]

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Americorps Voice Christine Smith and Maris Wilson

Published March 1st, 2019

Spring 2019 Christine Smith

Education at Umpqua Watersheds is flourishing with new connections resulting in more programs and additional youth interactions! Maris and I enjoy working in the office together, [...]

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Fishing with Fremont

Published December 13th, 2018

After learning rules, regulations, fish anatomy, fish identification, and knot tying with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Fremont Middle School students were ready to try their hand at [...]

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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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