How we help landowners

The watershed council can often bring funding resources to help landowners accomplish important projects that might otherwise be out of reach. Funding can come from many different levels, including federal, state and local governments. This means that we're able to help landowners with projects that solve problems, increase the value of their land, and benefit the larger community at the same time.

Our most recent Plan For Your Land Workshop has an extensive set of documents useful to landowners. Check it out here:

SSWC news of interest to landowners

Great Things Are Coming!

September 15, 2023

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

March 9, 2021
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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Please reach out to us!

We'd love to talk to you about your property to see how we can help each other. We can often find funding for projects you may have been thinking of or propose projects you haven't thought of at all. If you're not sure we're the right agency for you, contact us anyway. We work closely with similar local agencies and will refer you on if we think you're a better fit somewhere else.

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