Presidents Report.. Stan Petrowski
“I Heard It Through The Grape Vine”
This year I will have served on the Umpqua Watersheds Board of Directors for ten years. Of those ten years I have spent eight on the Executive Committee. Three as VP and five as President. Recently I announced to the Board that I would [...]
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.
Umpqua Watersheds AmeriCorps work with students at Camp Eastwood. More great things from our staff.
Recently, Cheyanne Rico, a former Board of Director member, Wilderness chair, Banquet committee MC, OYCC member and Roseburg native made the news in Corvallis. Cheyanne is working on her degree in Natural Resources which she started at UCC. Cheyanne’s success is a tribute to her hard work and we are proud of her. We find [...]
Our own Patrick Schneider was highlighted on the front of the UCC summer catalog.
Click here for a link to the schedule and the story.
Last month, we were lucky enough to receive a grant from the Gray Family Foundation to boost our education programs. We got tons of awesome supplies to make Science Wednesday an even more exciting program, making more hands-on activities and experience possible. Some of the items we got are animal skull replicas–they are a neat [...]
The Water Cycle provides many hands-on learning opportunities about our own watershed. Students interacted in a story about pollution and the Umpqua River and created their own rainclouds in a cup.
These students are no strangers to wild weather events–Roseburg had its own snowstorm just a couple months ago. The day we did these experiments it was foggy then sunny then raining. The students kept this in mind while completing activities on weather and climate. The big finale was a snowstorm in a jar. Pretty cool! [...]
The first week at Eastwood was a hit! Students loved learning about the properties of water and practicing the water chemistry experiments. The properties of cohesion and adhesion really amazed them.