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Winter 2017

Published December 1st, 2017

Facility Management

John Hunter

All good things….Well, the dust is settling from our building acquisition and the realization is setting in. Now that Umpqua Watersheds owns the office building, we have a few maintenance and upgrade items that we need to address. The Facility Management Committee has been busy getting a list together. Monetary contributions [...]

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Fall 2017

Published September 8th, 2017

KQUA

Umpqua Watershed’s Environmental Option to Stations Polluting the Airwaves

Roseburg’s newest radio station has finally arrived. In Early March, KQUA went on the air at the 96.5 signal. The station plays a blend of Adult Alternative and Alternative Rock music.

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Fall 2017

Published September 7th, 2017

Stanley Petrowski

New Conservation Committee Meetings

We’ve been very busy. Our committee meetings have been consistent going forward. UW is pleased to announce that the Conservation committee chaired by Vice President and volunteer Joseph Patrick Quinn. His work load responding to timber contract proposals has been piling up. Careful documentation and insight into the workings [...]

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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 7th, 2017

Stanley Petrowski

Restoring Vital Signs

 

As a young man newly 20 years of age and just home from the war in Vietnam, I hit bottom. It wasn’t a pleasant experience because it was full of terror and lifelessness. From that bleak place, a slow but steady emergence began – and a healing, though gradual, [...]

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Fall 2017

Published September 7th, 2017

J. Patrick Quinn

In the last issue of 1000 Valleys, your Conservation Committee received a copy of a scientific study that analyzed more than fifty years of Forest Service paired stream data. The Perry-Jones Special Paper (2017), concluded that conversion of primary old growth and mature forest to plantation has led to long term depleted [...]

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Fall 2017

Published September 6th, 2017

Stanley Petrowski

Restoring Vital Signs

 

As a young man newly 20 years of age and just home from the war in Vietnam, I hit bottom. It wasn’t a pleasant experience because it was full of terror and lifelessness. From that bleak place, a slow but steady emergence began – and a healing, though gradual, [...]

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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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AmeriCorps Shines

Published September 4th, 2017

Ken Carloni, PhD.

Umpqua Watersheds’ education initiatives have been going strong and continue to touch the lives of hundreds of students a year from K-12 through college. The educational programs, originally developed by our VISTA member Roland Wang and expanded by AmeriCorps member Katrina Keleher, offer after-school “Science Friday” programs, Science Olympiad, and other fun [...]

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Fall 2017

Published September 3rd, 2017

DCPARC

John Hunter

 

This past spring and summer months have been extremely busy for the members of DCPARC. Besides our continuing monitoring and attendance at County meetings, many of us volunteered our time to gather signatures to get the Home Rule Charter on the ballot. Now, thanks to so many dedicated volunteers and concerned [...]

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