Umpqua Watersheds Blog


Boulder Creek Wilderness-Pine Bench Hike 5-1-24

Published May 3rd, 2024

Six of us brave souls hiked three+ miles uphill into the Pine Bench area of the Boulder Creek Wilderness.   Great weather!  The big challenge [...]

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Wilderness Update Spring 2024

Published March 12th, 2024

by Diana Pace

Greetings as we prepare for the long-awaited spring. Bob Hoehne prepared the Four Ladies in Tennis Shoes history display and Rick Kreofsky got it beautifully framed. The [...]

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Four Ladies in Tennis Shoes Display at Roseburg Library

Published January 30th, 2024

Press Release from Umpqua Watersheds

Four Ladies in Tennis Shoes

A Display at the Roseburg Public Library

1409 N.E. Diamond Lake Blvd., Roseburg

Feb. 1-Feb. 28

Visit the “Four Ladies [...]

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Wilderness Update – Winter 2023

Published December 10th, 2023

By Diana Pace

Wilderness Committee by Diana Pace

On the Umpqua Watersheds website Wilderness Committee link, there is now an interactive Crater Lake Wilderness Map that allows you to [...]

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Tipsoo Peak Mt Thielsen Wilderness Hike 10-23

Published October 12th, 2023

My friend Deb, her dog and myself made the 3+ horizontal mile hike to Tipsoo Peak with an elevation of over 8000 feet in the Mt. Thielsen Wilderness.   The [...]

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Wilderness Committee Update: Fall 2023

Published September 10th, 2023

Hello everyone hope you had a fun summer. The Wilderness Committee has been chugging along, moving our efforts towards making the Crater Lake Wilderness a reality rather than [...]

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Wilderness Committee Update

Published June 15th, 2023

by Robbin Schindele


Members of Umpqua Watersheds and the Wilderness Committee went on a fine hike this month on the Jesse Wright section of the North Umpqua Trail. It [...]

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Published March 8th, 2023

By Robbin Schindele.

I sit writing this amid the worst weather of the Winter of 2022-23 (so far.) It is cold, windy, and snowy, so let’s all move on and [...]

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Published December 8th, 2022

By Robbin Schindele.

Happy Holidays everyone, may all the best come to you and yours during this joyous time of year. There’s plenty of snow at Crater Lake as this [...]

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Published December 8th, 2022

The Wilderness Committee is in the early stages of developing a new radio show for KQUA, Umpqua Watersheds’ radio station, and we need your help.

Besides news about wilderness and [...]

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