South Eastern Washington Native Palouse Prairie transfers to Public Ownership
FERC Cracks Down on Pipelines
BIOCHAR COMES TO MARTHA’S VINEYARD!
We had just completed a 12-acre biochar project at the Yew Creek Land Alliance property west of Riddle in the fall of 2020 when a young [...]
Education Update Dec 2021
Lots of Learning in 2021
Director of Education & Outreach ~ Ryan Kincaid
2021 saw lots of change and growth in terms of Umpqua Watersheds’ educational programs! With [...]
KQUA Update Dec 2021
KQUA update…Patrick Schneider
It’s been a productive year for 99.7 KQUA. We have launched new programs, expanded our playlist, and have been working to improve our signal strength.
In the [...]
The Good, The Bad & The Ugly….
Conservation Committee Update:
Janice Reid & Angela Jensen
Let’s start with a few “good” news items. In 2019, Oregon conservation groups filed ballot initiatives to reform Oregon’s outdated Forest [...]
Introducing our NEW Environmental Education and Outreach Leader!
Hello, Umpqua Watersheds community! My name is Viviana Young and I am the new Environmental Education and Outreach Leader for Umpqua Watersheds via the United Communities AmeriCorps program. So far [...]
President’s Report Dec 2021
Lately, I have been reviewing some of the newsletters from 20 years ago. Three aspects jumped out at me:
Umpqua Watersheds Executive Director talks about the Forest Accord
Lone Rock land management crew [...]
UW joins with other Conservation Groups to question Danger Tree removal on the Umpqua National Forest
Last month Umpqua Watersheds filed a complaint against the US Forest Service challenging their decision to indiscriminately remove trees along 65 miles of public roads comprising nearly 2600 acres of [...]