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Umpqua Watersheds Lidar Presentation March 29, 2021

Published March 31st, 2021

For anyone who missed the live Presentation, or wants to review the information.March 29, 2021 Lidar Presentation

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Wilderness Update (2)

Published March 7th, 2021

by… Robbin Schindele

After a tumultuous 2020, the Wilderness Committee is looking forward to getting back to in-person activities without fearing for our health and well-being as more and more of our friends, neighbors, and families get vaccinated. But until that happens we’ll be working under the governor’s social distancing restrictions and continue [...]

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Wilderness Update

Published March 7th, 2021

Wyden’s rivers bill comes to life

After over 2 years of research, many town halls and public meetings, and 15,000 nominations from Oregonians across the state, Senator Ron Wyden’s River Democracy Act of 2021 has come to life.

Senator Wyden put out the call for Oregonians to nominate their favorite rivers and streams for [...]

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Exploring Wilderness Using LIDAR Imaging

Published March 2nd, 2021

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 [...]

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Wilderness Committee Update Winter 2020

Published December 2nd, 2020

By Bob Hoehne

Our hearts and prayers are with our many friends and neighbors who lost their homes in the recent fires. Some were UW members, and on the Wilderness Committee, care and support for them need to be ongoing.
The committee has been working steadily on the Crater Lake Wilderness Proposal. Susan Applegate [...]

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South Umpqua Scenic Waterway

Published November 17th, 2020

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Crater Lake Wilderness Proposal Business Supporters ers

Published November 14th, 2020

Please support the businesses who support the Crater Lake Wilderness Proposal. Here’s a partial list. For contact information contact diana@umpquawatersheds.org                                                      Medicine Flower; Garden Valley Vitamin Center, Drain Auto & [...]

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Slow Ponies has a new album and will be in UV Magazine

Published November 2nd, 2020

A seven-piece all-woman band specializing in songs of the Silver Screen era, The Slow Ponies started singing together in 2004 although the members have been singing all their lives. Based in a rural area of western Oregon, this “cowgirl band” recreates the sweet harmonies, lively yodels, and spirited lyrics of cowboy music classics like “Ride, [...]

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Wilderness Update

Published September 7th, 2020

Wilderness Committee update.. Bob Hoehne

 

Congratulations go out to Wilderness Committee member Dan Amos! Dan is the recipient of the Umpqua Watersheds’ “Volunteer of the Year” award. We are grateful to have Dan share his appreciation for wild places and his wonderful talent for photography with our organization.
The Wilderness Committee is [...]

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Crater Lake Wilderness Campaign recommended hikes

Published June 26th, 2020

Crater Lake Wilderness Proposal Hikes Summer 2020                                                                                             [...]

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