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Today is Giving Tuesday!

By Eric Andersen / November 27, 2018
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Please remember the South Santiam Watershed Council today, on #GivingTuesday. Your donation of $10, $25, $100 or an amount of your choosing helps sustain the important work we do in your community: connecting youth to natural resource education, replanting riparian areas and improving water quality, tackling invasive weeds and enhancing habitat for fish and wildlife.…

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SSWC Receives Grant from Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund!

By Eric Andersen / November 20, 2018
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The South Santiam Watershed Council was awarded $3,500 by the Weyerhaeuser Giving Fund.  The funds will be used to purchase supplies and materials that will help support natural resource education activities for Sweet Home and Lebanon area youth.  Thank you Weyerhaeuser!

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Persephone Farm: Solar Energy Tour Monday Oct 15

By Eric Andersen / September 28, 2018
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South Santiam Watershed Council May 2018 Update

By Eric Andersen / May 10, 2018
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1)  The South Santiam Watershed Council will be having a council meeting on Tuesday, May 15 from 3-5pm at the Lebanon Public Library.  The meeting is open to the public. 2)  The South Santiam Watershed Council will host a Science Pub on Wednesday May 16 from 6 to 8 pm at Barsideous Brewing, located at…

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Science Pub Wednesday May 16

By Eric Andersen / April 25, 2018
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The South Santiam Watershed Council will host a Science Pub on Wednesday May 16 from 6 to 8 pm at Barsideous Brewing, located at 644 South Main St. Lebanon. Jeff Clawson will speak about the importance of water quality as it relates to beer brewing in his presentation “Water, the main ingredient in beer”. Jeff…

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World Water Day – March 22

By Eric Andersen / March 13, 2018
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March 2018 Update

By Eric Andersen / March 6, 2018
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The next South Santiam Watershed Council meeting will be Tuesday, March 20 from 3 – 5 pm at the Lebanon Public Library (55 Academy St., Lebanon). Our speaker will be Laurie Nichols from the Army Corp of Engineers.  Laurie will be speaking on the ACOE recent Willamette Basin Review which discusses scenarios for reservoir operations…

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SSWC in the news

By Eric Andersen / February 20, 2018
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The South Santiam Watershed Council’s 2018 Scott Creek steelhead habitat enhancement project was recently highlighted by the US Army Corp of Engineers.  This project was partnership between the council, ACOE, Weyerhaeuser, OWEB and Meyer memorial Trust.  Click the link to view the article on the ACOE webpage. http://www.nwp.usace.army.mil/news/feature/Article/1443652/corps-helps-protect-steelhead/

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One Tree Planted blog post

By Eric Andersen / December 19, 2017
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Our partners at the Bonneville Environmental Foundation have a great blog post about trees and water on the One Tree Planted webpage.  Click the link below to read the post: http://blog.onetreeplanted.org/stories/trees-water-oregon-watershed The South Santiam Watershed Council has been working with the Bonneville Environmental Foundation and One Tree Planted to secure funds for the 2018 planting…

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Science Pub! Oct 25. 6-8 pm

By Eric Andersen / October 4, 2017
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The South Santiam Watershed Council is hosting our first Science Pub!  Have pizza and the beverage of your choice while learning about salmon restoration! When:  Wednesday, Oct 25 from 6 – 8 pm.  Arrive at 5:30 to get settled in. Where: Schmizza Public House, 2602 – S. Santiam Hwy, Lebanon Who:  Karen Hans,  ODFW fish…

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