Spring is coming quickly and with it lots of exciting events from Umpqua Watersheds!
Learning in the Umpqua Watershed: Engaging K-12 Students through Nature Connections & STEAM Activities: Wednesday, March 24th @9am ~ We are excited to be offering a professional development opportunity for Douglas County teachers. Workshops that day will [...]
HOW DO YOU SOLVE A PROBLEM LIKE… TODD VAUGHN?
For several years, Umpqua Watersheds has been the target of bizarre attacks by Todd Vaughn in our local newspaper and elsewhere. Some of you who still read the News Review may be wondering why we have never responded to him.
The UW board has steadfastly chosen [...]
Umpqua Natural Leadership Science Hub (UNLSH) is a non-profit organization started by former UW Executive Director, Cindy Haws. UNLSH’s mission is to provide hands-on science learning and leadership opportunities to students and communities in Douglas County, Oregon.
Due to data gaps in life [...]
We received a very generous donation to fund our AmeriCorps Environmental Education program for the 2021-2022 year from Jerry Mires. Jerry grew up in the Umpqua Valley. He was born and raised in Sutherlin, OR, and always enjoyed the natural world around him and sharing the excitement and wonders with others. His interest in [...]
It’s been a year now since our semi-isolation because of the pandemic. We’ve missed our favorite social gatherings with friends and family. Many of us have worked from home. In 2020, Umpqua Watersheds had to cancel our main fundraising events, the Membership Banquet and Silent Auction, River Appreciation Day, Summer [...]
How and Why to use LIDAR images in combination with your other mapping resources to get a more complete picture of areas you want to explore.
Online Presentation by Tony Cannon, Chairman of the Umpqua Watersheds Wilderness Committee.
Tony will do a short presentation on what LIDAR is, how to use it, why you [...]
Dear Douglas County Water and Forest Advocates:
It is time to testify and lobby for improved timber tax fairness. SIGN UP TODAY (LINKS BELOW)
We are calling on you to participate in a public hearing (or written testimony) on the Severance Timber tax bills on Thursday, Feb 25th and [...]
Dear fellow Beaver Allies & Advocates,
I am reaching out with a request for action in support of HB 2843, the legislative proposal to close recreational and commercial trapping on federally-managed public lands. We have arrived at our first critical hurdle that must be crossed if HB 2843, and Oregon’s streams [...]
Our AmeriCorps member has been cooking up some appetizing opportunities for everyone in your family:
Umpqua Watersheds is airing a new program on our KQUA station starting Saturday, January 16th! Tune in each Saturday at 9am or Sunday at 6pm (Pacific Time) to explore a myriad of environmentally-related topics; each episode will focus [...]