Invasive Species Removal Paddling Tour
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Invasive Species Removal Paddling Tour

SWC’s August activity is an invasive species removal paddling tour on the Siuslaw River in Mapleton on Saturday, August 20th, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Expert Meg Gerber will lead participants in locating, identifying, and removing purple loosestrife. Participants can determine their paddling distance and length of time based on […]

Siuslaw Falls Stream Cleanup
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Siuslaw Falls Stream Cleanup

Join SWC staff and volunteers for a stream cleanup activity at Siuslaw Falls County Park in Lorane on Saturday, July 30th, 2:00-4:00 PM. Unsupervised swimming is available at your own risk. Gloves, litter grabbers, and waste bags will be provided by SWC. Event registration is via Eventbrite. Siuslaw Falls County […]

Birding at Waite Ranch
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Birding at Waite Ranch

Join expert Daniel Farrar and SWC’s project manager Tim Moffett for late spring birding at Waite Ranch in Cushman on Sunday, June 5th, 9:00-11:00 AM. Gain access to the historic grounds, learn about McKenzie River Trust’s conservation and restoration plans, and witness a frenzy of seasonal bird activity. Event registration […]

May 2022 Watershed Gathering
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May 2022 Watershed Gathering

May 25th, 5:30-7:30 PM, on Zoom Join us for a 2 for 1! Aquatic ecologist Holden Reinert will present “Aquatic Macroinvertebrate Ecology and Identification,” followed by fisheries biologist Chris Mayes who will present “Macroinvertebrate Identification in the Siuslaw Watershed.” The meeting will be hosted via Zoom and is free to […]

Jig Tying Workshop
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Jig Tying Workshop

In recognition of World Fish Migration Day, May 21st, we are hosting a free jig tying workshop from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM with project manager Caleb Mentzer and Council friend Evan Moso, proprietor of Spin-X Designs Tackle! This will be an outdoor lunchtime event at a private residence on […]

Siuslaw Saunter on PAWN Old Growth Trail
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Siuslaw Saunter on PAWN Old Growth Trail

Join the Siuslaw Saunterers for a leisurely walk and talk of Siuslaw National Forest’s PAWN Old Growth Trail in Minerva. Jim Grano and Tim Moffett from the Siuslaw Watershed Council and interpretive rangers from the US Forest Service will lead an informative stroll and highlight recent trail improvements, including the […]

Local Experts to Share About Oregon’s Iconic Coastal Dunes
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Local Experts to Share About Oregon’s Iconic Coastal Dunes

Local Experts to Share About Oregon’s Iconic Coastal Dunes March 23 marks the 50th anniversary of the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area. Join local experts at the Oregon Dunes Day Use Area on Saturday, April 2, from 10:00 AM to Noon to learn about this diverse and ever-changing landscape via […]

SWC’s March 2022 Watershed Gathering
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SWC’s March 2022 Watershed Gathering

SWC’s March 2022 Watershed Gathering March 30th, 5:30-7:30 PM, on Zoom Enjoy a review of SWC’s Whittaker Creek field trips with education and outreach project manager Tim Moffett. Six classes from Mapleton and Siuslaw elementary schools participated in experiential lessons on riparian ecology, steelhead and crayfish biology, macroinvertebrates, and ethnobotany. The meeting will […]

SWC’s 2022 Annual Meeting: January 19th, 5:30-7:30 PM, on Zoom
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SWC’s 2022 Annual Meeting: January 19th, 5:30-7:30 PM, on Zoom

Donate Now Join your neighbors for a special evening! SWC’s 2022 Annual Meeting January 19th, 5:30-7:30 PM, on Zoom Enjoy a presentation of The River Mile Network’s Crayfish Study by Rick Reynolds, founder of Engaging Every Student Confirm SWC’s Leadership Body Participate in SWC’s Board of Directors election   We […]

SWC’s October 2021 Watershed Gathering: October 27th, from 5:30-7:00 PM, on Zoom
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SWC’s October 2021 Watershed Gathering: October 27th, from 5:30-7:00 PM, on Zoom

Join your neighbors for an evening of sharing what makes the Siuslaw Watershed special! At SWC’s monthly meeting, we host presentations on watershed-relevant topics and deliver organizational updates where you can find out what’s going on at the Watershed Council and participate in our governance process. This month we will […]