EDUCATION REPORT: Is the Time Right for a UW Edutourism Initiative?
The following two short-term activities are listed in Umpqua Watersheds’ strategic plan for our Education program:
“Conduct feasibility study re: infrastructure necessary for Educational Ecotourism.”
“Acquire a vehicle(s) for field trips and ecotourism in the Umpqua and beyond.”
Kasey Hovik , Executive Director
It was a very busy summer for Umpqua Watersheds. We kicked off the summer with our “Concert for AmeriCorps” when Lance Canales and the Flood returned to Roseburg on May 24th. We were able to raise $800 toward 2019-20 AmeriCorps program. A generous $2,500 from one family, a $1,500 grant [...]
The 10th annual Umpqua Brew Fest (UBF X) is rapidly approaching on October 12, 2019. Preparations are underway and we have solidified music, brewery support and many other details. Once again, we are grateful to have FCR as our lead sponsor and will have a booth at the event where you can learn more about [...]
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 [...]
Barbara LynchWE 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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...] 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 [...]
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 [...]