Umpqua Watersheds Blog

Outreach

Outreach

Published June 18th, 2019

Barbara Lynch

Hello Folks and mark your calendar for our River Appreciation Day on July 20th at Whistler’s Bend Park.  There is a $4 daily parking fee.  If you are going to camp, remember to bring cash, and we ask a small donation for the reserved camping area that we have reserved. Group Camp [...]

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Outreach – We Need You

Published March 7th, 2019

Barbara Lynch

WE NEED YOU!

Barbara Lynch joined the Umpqua Watersheds Board of Directors in the summer of 2018, and she has since become the Outreach Committee Chair. She is thrilled to explore all the beautiful wildlands Oregon has to offer. Barbara works as a preschool teacher at a private school, and she strives to [...]

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Fall 2018

Published September 3rd, 2018

Executive Director

Kasey Hovik

We are almost 3/4 of the way through 2018 and it has been a remarkable year for Umpqua Watersheds (UW) thanks to the diligent work of our dedicated staff, board of directors, volunteers and the tremendous support of our membership. Our “CORE” areas of Conservation, Outreach, Restoration and Education have accomplished [...]

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Summer 2018

Published June 3rd, 2018

Executive Director

Kasey Hovik

 

It’s hard to believe that 2018 is almost half over! I am very proud and grateful for everything Umpqua Watersheds staff, board of directors and volunteers have accomplished in the first half of the year. In April we had our 22nd annual banquet. I was so proud of the [...]

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Winter 2017

Published December 7th, 2017

Diana Pace, Volunteer Coordinator

Do you make New Year Resolutions? If you do, please place volunteering with Umpqua Watersheds high on your list. If you haven’t made New Year Resolutions in the past, please consider making just one. Umpqua Watersheds committees are in need of your support and help to make progress and succeed in [...]

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Fall 2017

Published September 7th, 2017

Diana Pace

Besides being Secretary for Umpqua Watersheds I also am the Volunteer Coordinator. This is a function that I cannot do without volunteers. To inspire you to volunteer with this wonderful organization I will tell you about the proven benefits of volunteering for all ages. We lead busy lives and the thought of adding [...]

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Fall 2017

Published September 5th, 2017

Executive Director

Kasey Hovik

It has been a very busy summer for Umpqua Watersheds and I am proud and very grateful to everyone who spent many hours volunteering to make our events successful. On July 1st, approximately 70 of the Umpqua Watersheds faithful gathered to celebrate the donation of our building from John Stadter. [...]

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Spring 2017

Published March 7th, 2017

Alan Bunce

In Memoriam….

I first met Ann Chamberlain while working with the Partnership for the Umpqua Rivers (PUR). Who was this vivacious lady who, like me, represented conservation on the PUR Board? Her biography on the PUR website reads as follows:

Ann Chamberlain is a teacher, an ecologist, a research scientist, and an avid [...]

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Spring 2017

Published March 6th, 2017

Al Bunce

A fly on the wall

Last year I wrote about titans of conservation converging nearby on the Elk River. While researching for the story, I found myself wondering what it would have been like to be there with them; the fly angling experience, the comradery, and the conversations.

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