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!
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 [...]
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.
I would like to correct a number of inaccurate statements made by one of our county commissioners in his recent guest column: “The proposed Crater Lake Wilderness: A dangerous road to disaster and exclusion.” The writer could have avoided spreading this misinformation by simply reading the Wilderness Act of 1964 (https://tinyurl.com/WildernessAct), going to the [...]
Crater Lake is an Oregon icon and our only National Park. The wildlife it supports, the clean water it provides and the amazing outdoor recreational opportunities it offers is unique and deserving of protection. It’s also an economic engine for the region that attracts businesses seeking environmental amenities for their employees.
The Douglas [...]
Today, February 10, 2020, Oregon Governor Kate Brown announced a historic agreement between conservation groups and timber companies which is the first step in a process for the most significant update of Oregon’s Forest Practices Act in decades. Umpqua Watersheds, one of the principal participants of this agreement, releases the following statement:
“Umpqua Watersheds has [...]
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From September 24th through November 1st, Cascadia Wildlands spearheaded an investigation of a Roseburg BLM Timber Sale called Umpqua Sweets. They conducted field trips to the units and meetings with the BLM Swiftwater Field Office personnel. Some Umpqua Watersheds members joined in the research, including Francis Eatherington. The following are comments about the sites by [...]