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Outreach Update

Published March 8th, 2023

 By Kasey Hovik

The Umpqua Watersheds Outreach Committee is active and works closely with UW’s other committees, Education, Conservation, Wilderness, and Restoration, to recruit new members and participants and [...]

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We are a part of Earth Day Oregon-Partner with Us!

Published February 17th, 2023
Earth Day Oregon 2023 Umpqua Watersheds is excited to announce that we are a part of Earth Day Oregon 2023. A statewide effort to draw attention to the [...]

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Opinion: Follow Biden’s lead and protect Oregon’s old-growth on national public lands

Published February 2nd, 2023

This article was published in the Oregonian Jan 15, 2023

Old and mature forests clean our water and [...]

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News Updates from Greenwire regarding forest carbon storage

Published January 19th, 2023
Biden admin may boost carbon storage in national forests

In the latest update to proposed regulations, the Forest Service said it’s weighing a new measure to allow for underground carbon [...]

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Umpqua Watersheds highlighted in the local paper

Published January 17th, 2023

The News Review coverage of MLK River cleanup event

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Martin Luther King, Jr Day of Service

Published January 12th, 2023

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Press release for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

Published January 12th, 2023

2023 MLK Press

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Oregon, Northern California Coastal Chinook Salmon Move Closer to Endangered Species Protection

Published January 11th, 2023

For Immediate Release, January 11, 2023


Meg Townsend, Center for Biological Diversity, (971) 717-6409,
Stanley Petrowski, Umpqua Watersheds, (541) 825-3070,
Liz Perkin, [...]

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ARCHIE CREEK REVISITED: Lessons From Pacific Northwest Megafires?

Published December 8th, 2022

Ken Carloni, Ph.D.

Two years ago, I wrote an article in the 100 Valleys on the Archie Creek Fire and its implications for future forest management1. Recently, [...]

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Published December 8th, 2022

By Robbin Schindele.

Happy Holidays everyone, may all the best come to you and yours during this joyous time of year. There’s plenty of snow at Crater Lake as this [...]

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