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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. Update: The link to the article is no longer available.

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One Tree Planted blog post

By Eric Andersen / December 19, 2017
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The South Santiam Watershed Council has been working with the Bonneville Environmental Foundation and One Tree Planted to secure funds for the 2018 planting season.  One Tree Planted has just awarded the Council $2,550 towards trees for our planting work.  Thank you One Tree Planted and Bonneville Environmental Foundation!

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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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SSWC Tour and Picnic Friday, July 21st

By Angela Clegg / July 12, 2017
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Friday, July 21st Tour Time: 12:00 PM Tour Start Location: Waterloo County Park Shelter #4 (by boat ramp) BBQ/Potluck: 3:30 PM Location: Waterloo County Park Shelter #4 *burgers and veggies burgers will be provided. Please bring a side or beverage to share. RSVP: By Tuesday, July 18th to Angela Stewards.ywc@gmail.com

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Glen Soltau’s Restoration Project Featured!

By Eric Andersen / April 19, 2017
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The Oregon Environmental Council has written a story about stream restoration that has been ongoing at Glen Soltau’s family property. Check out the link below to read more about how Glen and the SSWC are working together on his property. Restoring Hamilton Creek: The Soltaus’ Story  

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RFP Thomas Creek Side Channel Enhancement

By Eric Andersen / April 14, 2017
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The SSWC has a RFP for the Thomas Creek Side Channel Enhancement project planned for summer 2017 implementation. Click link below for RFP: Thomas-Creek-Side-Channel-Enhancement-RFP.pdf

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Press Release: Help Support the South Santiam Outdoor School Program

By Angela Clegg / December 15, 2016
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Help Support the South Santiam Outdoor School Program

By Angela Clegg / November 28, 2016
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Press Release: SSWC receives nearly $149,000 from OWEB for riparian restoration.

By Eric Andersen / November 10, 2016
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The Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board has awarded the South Santiam Watershed Council a nearly $149,000 grant for riparian restoration on Middle Crabtree and Upper Thomas creeks. Click the link for the press release: salmon-plate-release-middle-crabtree

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