Great Things Are Coming!

We’re coming up on a busy time of year. Fall field trips are starting, grant-writing season is in full swing, and we’re in the process of bringing new staff on board. It’s a lot, but that’s where we come alive. One thing that watershed councils– and most small organizations– specialize in is thinking creatively about…

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Local landowners recognized for restoration work

Constructed dam at Bogwood

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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Plan for Your Land Workshop 2021

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Attend this FREE 4-part workshop series online at the end of January! Dates Four consecutive Tuesday evenings from 5 pm – 8 pm starting January 26, 2021. Location Zoom meetings. Details will be sent to registrants. What you will gain Learn about natural resources. Get professional guidance on conservation projects on your land. Connect with…

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Plan for Your Land Workshop

South Santiam Tributary - After

Plan for Your Land Workshop This workshop series for landowners helps you learn about the natural resources on your own property, get professional guidance on possible conservation projects, and connect with neighbors in your watershed. Workshop topics: Conservation planning Vegetation Water Soil Streamsides Woodlands Agricultural lands Action planning “This workshop help me understand my property’s…

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