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Crater Lake Wilderness Campaign recommended hikes

Published June 26th, 2020

Crater Lake Wilderness Proposal Hikes Summer 2020                                                                                             [...]

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Conservation Update.. Summer 2020

Published June 18th, 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 [...]

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Help Save the Beaver in Oregon

Published June 7th, 2020

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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 [...]

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Action item! BLM rule change could limit public input.

Published June 3rd, 2020

BLM Timber Protest and Salvage Announcement 5-28-20

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. [...]

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Umpqua Watersheds is accepting applications for their 2020-2021 AmeriCorps Environmental Education Position

Published May 16th, 2020

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.

 

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One Step Closer to Endangered

Published April 12th, 2020

For Immediate Release, April 10, 2020

 

Contacts:

Stanley Petrowski, Umpqua Watersheds, (541) 825-3070, stanley@umpquawatersheds.org

Conrad Gowell, Native Fish Society, (971) 237-6544, conrad@nativefishsociety.org

Jeff Miller, Center for Biological Diversity, (510) 499-9185, jmiller@biologicaldiversity.org

 

Oregon Coast Spring Chinook Salmon One Step Closer to Endangered Species Protections

PORTLAND, Ore.— The National Marine Fisheries [...]

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Governor’s Climate Change Action Plan

Published April 11th, 2020

The Oregon Governor has issued her action plan for climate action:

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Annual Banquet Postponed!

Published March 11th, 2020

We made the unfortunate and difficult decision to postpone the banquet. There will be no banquet on April 4th. Our hope is that we can still do a virtual banquet. Stay tuned.

Stay safe!

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25th Anniversary of Umpqua Watersheds

Published March 3rd, 2020

Our Annual Banquet and Silent Auction celebrates 25 years of Umpqua Watersheds.

April 4, 2020 at Umpqua Community College Campus Center at 5pm starts  the silent auction.

Buffet Dinner catered by Festive Catering is at 6:15pm

Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 at the door.

Keynote speaker is the very first banquet speaker, Roy [...]

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Friends and Family night at McMenamins Roseburg Station

Published February 29th, 2020

Join us for an evening of food and drinks where all of your purchases will help the KQUA radio station (99.7 FM).

From 5 pm until closing at McMenamins Roseburg Station, 50% of the purchases will help KQUA radio community radio station improve their services for live streaming of shows.

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