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OSU Extension Hosts Wildfire Education Seminar Series Starting March 17

By Shannon Richardson / March 15, 2021
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Follow the link below to learn more about this free upcoming series and to register for the Wednesday seminars. This series emphasizes that fire preparation is not just for agencies, but for everyone, and focuses on how you and your community can be the most prepared for fire. The first webinar will kick off with…

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Local landowners recognized for restoration work

By Shannon Richardson / March 9, 2021
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Recently, Capital Press reporter George Plaven caught up with South Santiam Watershed Council Board President Lee Peterman and his partner Shirley Jolliff to talk about the work that Lee and Shirley have done at their property near Scio. A link to the original article is included at the end of this post. We are grateful…

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Bogwood: A landowner-NRCS partnership success story

By Shannon Richardson / February 22, 2021
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Recently, board President Lee Peterman and his partner Shirley Jolliff were honored with Linn County’s Tree Farmers of the Year award from the Small Woodlands Association. The work they have done at their property, called Bogwood, has been a labor of love. Releasing oaks from a conifer canopy and working to enhance the historic water…

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Welcome to our new website!

By Shannon Richardson / December 26, 2020
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We hope that our new look will help you find the information that you’re looking for. If you live in the South Santiam watershed, or if it’s a special place to you regardless of where you call home, we are here to help you become even more invested in the watershed than you already are.…

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