Spirit of the Siuslaw Nominations

Spirit of the Siuslaw Nominations

Siuslaw Watershed Council is seeking nominations for an individual, group or organization to receive its highest honor, the Spirit of the Siuslaw Award.

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at SWC

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at SWC

Siuslaw Watershed Council staff and Board members are in the process of developing a diversity, equity and inclusion strategy. We are encouraging community members to review our draft and provide input. Input can be sent to coordinator@siuslaw.org.

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Fall 2020 Newsletter

Fall 2020 Newsletter

November is nearly over, and as always here at the Siuslaw Watershed Council, it is a time to take stock of the busy season preceding it, and make plans for the future. And what a season it was! A lot of work got done here in the Siuslaw Watershed over […]

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Native Plant Giveaway 2021

Native Plant Giveaway 2021

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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Congrats Fall 2020 Photo Contest Winners!

Congrats Fall 2020 Photo Contest Winners!

The Siuslaw Watershed Council is excited to present the winners of our recent Fall Photo Contest! The theme of the contest was “water” and we received more than 30 entries. The task of choosing the winners was made difficult because the entries represented so many different and beautiful aspects of our watershed. A hearty […]

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Help SWC Collect Seed for Restoration in Western Oregon

Help SWC Collect Seed for Restoration in Western Oregon

Northwest Oregon Restoration Partnership Help With Seed Collection SWC friends and family, In just one year, the SWC staff and volunteers will plant up to 30,000 native plants in the Siuslaw Watershed and Coastal Lakes basins. Many of the seedlings come from our friends at the Northwest Oregon Restoration Partnership, […]

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Fall Photo Contest

Fall Photo Contest

Enter the SWC Fall Photo Contest! The public is invited to enter our Fall Photo Contest. The theme of the contest is WATER. All photos should depict the theme and be from an area within the Siuslaw watershed (Lorane/Blachly in the east to Florence/Pacific Ocean in the west and including […]

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Bringing the valley back to ‘a dynamic, chaotic system’

Bringing the valley back to ‘a dynamic, chaotic system’

“I think the most impressive thing about this project is the level of partnership and the number of people and organizations that have been involved, which has really contributed to the success of the project” — Mizu Burruss, SWC executive director by Lena Felt Fivemile-Bell Creek restoration project enters final […]

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