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“Umpqua Sweets” Proposed BLM Sale of 2000 acres along the North Umpqua River

Published December 6th, 2019

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 [...]

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Comments Due Dec 17, 2019

Published November 29th, 2019
USDA Forest Service Seeks Public Comment on Draft Environmental Impact Statement, Alternatives to a Proposed Alaska Roadless Rule Development of a proposed state-specific rule is in response to a petition from the State of Alaska JUNEAU, ALASKA, Oct. 15, 2019 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture is seeking public comment on a draft environmental impact statement [...]

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Elliott State Forest Oregon Supreme Court Ruling

Published November 29th, 2019

https://www.oregonlive.com/business/2019/11/elliott-state-forest-tract-sale-was-illegal-oregon-supreme-court-says.html

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Crater Lake Wilderness aims to keep 500,000 acres wild

Published November 3rd, 2019

Crater Lake Wilderness article in the news!

 

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Press Release

Published September 25th, 2019

Below is a press release that was issued in September 24, 2019

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

 

Endangered Species Protections Sought for Oregon Coast Spring Chinook

Early Migrating Salmon Threatened [...]

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Chinook Salmon Protections Sought

Published September 24th, 2019
Endangered Species Protections Sought for Oregon Coast Spring Chinook

http://nativefishsociety.org/news-media/endangered-species-protections-sought-for-oregon-coast-spring-chinook

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Chinook Salmon in the News

Published September 24th, 2019
A Push To Protect Oregon Spring Chinook Salmon Gets A Boost From Genetic Science

https://www.opb.org/news/article/oregon-spring-chinook-salmon-genetic-science-protection/

 

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KQUA does underwriting!

Published August 20th, 2019

$50 will get you one week of mentions on KQUA. Contact Patrick Schneider.

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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 their service. Check out the article in the News Review.

 

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Keeping up with Pace, hiking around Douglas County

Published May 30th, 2019

Secretary of Umpqua Watersheds, Diana Pace keeps moving and it has been noticed.

Diana was recently featured in a local paper, the News Review, in the Visitor guide section.

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