Siuslaw Watershed Council
2020 Fall Newsletter

2020 Fall 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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Fall 2020 Newsletter

Fall 2020 Newsletter

An Update from Our Executive Director, Mizu Burruss

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

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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

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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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Fish Creek LWD Placement

Fish Creek LWD Placement

The SWC is pleased to announce the completion of a large woody debris (LWD) placement project that wrapped up earlier this month in Fish Creek, near Triangle Lake. Fish Creek is a major tributary to Lake Creek in the Triangle Lake 6th field sub-watershed. Lake Creek is a tributary of […]

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Project Update – Fivemile Bell Restoration Project

Project Update – Fivemile Bell Restoration Project

This project is only possible thanks to our partners and funders at the US Forest Service, The Siuslaw Institute, Confederated Tribes of Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians, Elkton Community Learning Center, Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board, and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration through the Wild Salmon Center. SWC continues to […]

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Project Update – North Fork Siuslaw Revegetation

Project Update – North Fork Siuslaw Revegetation

The Habitat Restoration Technicians at SWC would like to invite our community members to learn about a recent project of ours! We are featuring the North Fork Siuslaw Revegetation Project, where the SWC three-person field crew has been working hard to restore a healthy riparian plant community along Condon and […]

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