Siuslaw Watershed Council
Siuslaw Watershed Seeks New Director

Siuslaw Watershed Seeks New Director

“I had the privilege to lead an amazing team of folks who work tirelessly to restore our river…” — Eli Tome, SWC executive director by Chantelle Meyer After three years working in the Siuslaw region, Siuslaw Watershed Council (SWC) Executive Director Eli Tome is voyaging north to work at a […]

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A Message to Our Members

A Message to Our Members

In these uncertain times… At the Siuslaw Watershed Council, our primary concern is the health and well-being of our watershed – this includes staff, contractors, partners, and all members of the communities we serve. We are monitoring the developments of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and making changes to how we work […]

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Public invited to provide feedback on restoration project

Public invited to provide feedback on restoration project

Contact: Lisa Romano (541)-750-7075 Public invited to provide feedback on restoration project Waldport, OR: The Forest Service is seeking public input on a proposal to restore parts of the Deadwood Creek and Lake Creek watersheds northeast of Florence, OR. Proposed by the Central Coast Ranger District of the Siuslaw National […]

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Siuslaw Watershed Studies Program

Siuslaw Watershed Studies Program

Since our formation in 1997, education has been a pillar of our mission and a fundamental component of our work to restore salmon habitat and support a resilient community. Over the last two years, we’ve developed a unique partnership with Ecology in Classrooms and Outdoors (ECO) to bring engaging ecology […]

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Siuslaw Award for Non-Profit Achievement

Siuslaw Award for Non-Profit Achievement

This year we were honored to receive the Non-Profit Achievement Award from the Florence Area Chamber of Commerce at their annual Siuslaw Awards event. With the strong support of our membership, and the collaborative work of all of our partners, we were able to demonstrate how our work not only […]

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Native Plant Giveaway 2020

Native Plant Giveaway 2020

We are pleased to announce the opening of our annual native plant distribution – now is the time to place your order! The SWC will once again provide free native plants for waterside (riparian) planting in the Siuslaw and Coastal Lakes Area. Trees planted along streams help reduce erosion, filter […]

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Upper Indian Creek Helicopter Project

Upper Indian Creek Helicopter Project

Trees were flying through the sky in the Indian Creek watershed this October! We have been working with our partners at the Siuslaw National Forest to add trees to the river to create better habitat for salmon, amphibians, and other species that rely on healthy rivers and wetlands! We’re adding […]

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Seeking Bids for Qualified Contractor

Seeking Bids for Qualified Contractor

The Siuslaw Watershed Council is seeking a qualified contractor to complete tipping and cutting of trees to be used in a large woody debris placement project in Upper Indian Creek, in the Siuslaw Watershed, OR. Bids are due to the Council by 5PM on September 12th, 2019. Contractors are encouraged […]

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Siuslaw Sauntering at Sutton Creek

Siuslaw Sauntering at Sutton Creek

“I don’t like either the word [hike] or the thing. People ought to saunter in the mountains – not ‘hike!’ Do you know the origin of that word saunter? It’s a beautiful word. Away back in the middle ages people used to go on pilgrimages to the Holy Land, and […]

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How are salmon limits determined?

How are salmon limits determined?

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 5:30-7:30 Join the Siuslaw Watershed Council at the Siuslaw Public Library for a presentation about ocean and river ecosystem indicators of salmon returns and how folks use those indicators to determine salmon fishing limits on the coast, set by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife. […]

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