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2 Position Openings for AmeriCorps Service

Published May 12th, 2022

Member Duties for Environmental Education and Outreach Coordinator for Umpqua Watersheds: Teach existing curricula and education programs in partnering schools and organizations. Refine and update curricula, educational materials, and teaching tools in forest stewardship, environmental science, and natural resources Coordinate and produce Living Downstream Radio show for Umpqua Watersheds’ KQUA radio station. Outreach to new schools [...]

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Umpqua Watersheds Annual Banquet

Published April 1st, 2022

The 26th Umpqua Watersheds Annual Banquet 2022

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KQUA has a new Android App!

Published March 9th, 2022

99.7 KQUA Android app

 

 

Download it now from the Google Play Store

 

Don’t despair iPhone fans…an Apple app is coming soon!

 

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Remembering Larry Flanagan

Published March 9th, 2022

LARRY’S STORY

Umpqua Watersheds lost a dear friend recently. Larry Flanagan, known and loved by many in the greater Roseburg and environmental community, has died. Larry was a Watersheds board member in 1998 and 1999. Every organization could use a psychologist and peacemaker on their board. For us he was also a sage, councilor and a stand-up [...]

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Tell President Biden – U.S. Climate Strategy Must Protect Forests

Published February 15th, 2022

 

Our mature and old-growth are some of our most powerful climate solutions. But these forests are still being logged when they should be set aside for carbon storage, wildlife habitat, and clean water.

We need the Biden administration to understand that forest defense is climate defense! 

 

When we protect our older forests [...]

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Discovery of process to create clean hydrogen

Published December 23rd, 2021

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3 Ways 2021 can be called a win for energy policy

Published December 23rd, 2021

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South Eastern Washington Native Palouse Prairie transfers to Public Ownership

Published December 23rd, 2021

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FERC Cracks Down on Pipelines

Published December 17th, 2021

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Umpqua Watersheds Executive Director talks about the Forest Accord

Published November 26th, 2021
‘A new vision for forestry’ created through compromise between timber industry, environmentalists 1 of 2

Lone Rock land management crew member Jose Calvillo plants 2-year-old Douglas fir seedlings in the Callahan Mountains west of Roseburg in 2017. Photo credit by MICHAEL SULLIVAN/The News-Review

Robyn Bath [...]

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