We are now a part of National Clean Up Day.
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 acres of western Oregon this month are terrifying and devastating. We know from forest research and history that western Oregon’s forest ecosystems naturally burn. But [...]
July 2020 Lemolo Falls on the NUT Dread and Terror segment is a spectacular 3 mile RT hike in a breathtaking forest. There’s 2 notable falls before stunning 102 foot Horsetail type Lemolo Falls. An Irish Setter and 4 enthusiastic hikers love this place. In Chinook jargon Lemolo means ‘wild or untamed’. Warm Springs Falls [...]
Umpqua Watersheds is seeking Volunteer Board of Directors applications.
Agency finishes NEPA rewrite, waits for White House
Marc Heller, E&E News reporter
Published: Tuesday, June 30, 2020
The Forest Service’s National Environmental Policy Act rewrite is taking a backseat to the bigger Council on Environmental Quality rewrite. Cecilio Ricardo/Forest Service/USDA/Flickr
The Forest Service’s plan to speed environmental reviews of forest management projects [...]
Crater Lake Wilderness Proposal Hikes Summer 2020 [...]
From the Conservation/ Legal Director ….Angela Jensen
As a new member of the Umpqua Watershed team, it is an honor and privilege to write this as my first article for our newsletter. First, I would like to introduce myself. My name is Angela Jensen. I am a native of the Deer Creek watershed and Kalmiopsis [...]
HELP CHANGE THE STATE DESIGNATION OF BEAVERS IN ORDER TO BENEFIT OUR WATERSHED!
Dear Umpqua Watersheds Supporters:
Engineers are not necessarily what conservationists find endearing, however, when it comes to natural engineers, we are all for it. The state animal, the beaver, is key to healthy water systems. Beaver activity is [...]
We will need public as soon as we are able. Check back here for the address to comment or follow the links below to find the information.
- 15-day official protests of logging decisions began in 1984
- Elimination would speed logging projects for wildfire
The U.S. [...]
Umpqua Watersheds is accepting applications for their 2020-2021 AmeriCorps Environmental Education Position
Update: We are no longer accepting applications. We have filled the position.
Please go to the link below to apply for the position through United Communities AmeriCorps.