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South Eastern Washington Native Palouse Prairie transfers to Public Ownership

Published December 23rd, 2021


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FERC Cracks Down on Pipelines

Published December 17th, 2021


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Published December 8th, 2021

Ken Carloni

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 [...]

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Education Update Dec 2021

Published December 8th, 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 [...]

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KQUA Update Dec 2021

Published December 8th, 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 [...]

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The Good, The Bad & The Ugly….

Published December 8th, 2021

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 In 2019, Oregon conservation groups filed ballot initiatives to reform Oregon’s outdated Forest [...]

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Introducing our NEW Environmental Education and Outreach Leader!

Published December 8th, 2021

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 [...]

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President’s Report Dec 2021

Published December 7th, 2021

Lately, I have been reviewing some of the newsletters from 20 years ago. Three aspects jumped out at me:

  • Some of the stories from those years were about the struggles [...]

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    Umpqua Watersheds Executive Director talks about the Forest Accord

    Published November 26th, 2021
    ‘A new vision for forestry’ created through compromise between timber industry, environmentalists 1 of 2

    Lone Rock land management crew [...]

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    UW joins with other Conservation Groups to question Danger Tree removal on the Umpqua National Forest

    Published November 22nd, 2021

    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 [...]

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