Executive Director Update:…Kasey Hovik
These are historic times with challenges which were unimagined by many of us just a few months ago. While we grieve the loss of life, the incredible stress and strain on our front-line medical providers, we must strive to find ways to manage and even improve in our organizations and [...]
HELP CHANGE THE STATE DESIGNATION OF BEAVERS IN ORDER TO BENEFIT OUR WATERSHED!
Dear Umpqua Watersheds Supporters:
Engineers are not necessarily what conservationists find endearing, however, when it comes to natural engineers, we are all for it. The state animal, the beaver, is key to healthy water systems. Beaver activity is [...]
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- 15-day official protests of logging decisions began in 1984
- Elimination would speed logging projects for wildfire
The U.S. [...]
Umpqua Watersheds is accepting applications for their 2020-2021 AmeriCorps Environmental Education Position
Update: We are no longer accepting applications. We have filled the position.
Please go to the link below to apply for the position through United Communities AmeriCorps.
For Immediate Release, April 10, 2020
Stanley Petrowski, Umpqua Watersheds, (541) 825-3070, email@example.com
Conrad Gowell, Native Fish Society, (971) 237-6544, firstname.lastname@example.org
Jeff Miller, Center for Biological Diversity, (510) 499-9185, email@example.com
Oregon Coast Spring Chinook Salmon One Step Closer to Endangered Species Protections
PORTLAND, Ore.— The National Marine Fisheries [...]
The Oregon Governor has issued her action plan for climate action:
I’m so excited to unveil our new Home Explorer series! This is something I’ve been working on for a few weeks and learning all kinds of new skills in online learning and website design! I look forward to getting feedback and watching this portal grow every week. I know that there are so many online [...]
By Diana Pace
Elliott State Forest
The Elliott State Forest (ESF) is 93,000 acres of the Central Oregon coast range and the only significant state owned old growth forest in Oregon. Oregon State University (OSU) and the College of Forestry are in negotiations with the state for the future management direction of the ESF. [...]
by Stan Petrowski
Most of you will recall that Umpqua Watersheds has partnered with the Native Fish Society and the Center for Biological Diversity to submit a petition for the listing of Oregon’s Spring Chinook under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The process is a long and arduous one; requiring many months of preparation. Before [...]
by Robyn Bath-Rosenfeld
The New Year is off to an amazing start in my role as the Environmental Educator and Outreach Leader. On January 20th for MLK Day, I organized our annual river clean up with fellow-AmeriCorps Janelle Polcyn from the BlueZones Project. At Gaddis Park in Roseburg, over [...]