Siuslaw Watershed Council
Fivemile-Bell Watershed Restoration Project selected for Riparian Challenge Award

Fivemile-Bell Watershed Restoration Project selected for Riparian Challenge Award

Joint News Release from the Siuslaw National Forest and Siuslaw Watershed Council Reedsport, OR: The Fivemile-Bell Watershed Restoration project located about 10 miles south of Florence, OR on the Central Coast Ranger District has been selected for the 2019 Western Division of the American Fisheries Society (WDAFS) Riparian Challenge Award […]

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Forest Fire Ecology & Management

Forest Fire Ecology & Management

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 5:30-7:30 Come learn from the experts on Forest Fire Ecology, Management and Prevention: Dan Gavin, Geography Professor with the University of Oregon will talk about Biogeography—Fire and Natural Disturbance history Maija Corliss with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Interagency Office, will discuss Forest Fire Management […]

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OWEB Awards SWC over $500,000 to Support Restoration Projects

OWEB Awards SWC over $500,000 to Support Restoration Projects

The Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board has approved $556,628 for the Siuslaw Watershed Council to conduct three projects including two significant restoration efforts that will restore 11.5 miles of habitat for salmon. The watershed council was awarded funds for three projects including: • Restoration of Cleveland Creek, a salmon-bearing tributary to […]

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Growing Your Farm or Ranching Business from Small to Midsized

Growing Your Farm or Ranching Business from Small to Midsized

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 5:30-7:30 Come learn from Ecotrust’s Ag of the Middle Manager, Maia Hardy, on strategies, tips and tricks for how to grow your farm or ranching business. You will walk away from this presentation with the knowledge and resources to help you grow and preserve long-term wealth […]

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Stories of the Siuslaw at City Lights Cinemas March 27th

Stories of the Siuslaw at City Lights Cinemas March 27th

Last fall we created some short films with our partners at Ecotrust to highlight some of the voices of partners we work with to restore the Siuslaw and Coastal Lakes watersheds. We wanted to show what a diverse group of people we have the pleasure of working with, and to

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Spring in the Siuslaw

Spring in the Siuslaw

Here in the Siuslaw Watershed it is spring. That may seem a risky thing to say right now, near the end of March, but just ignore the rain that is most likely falling, take a walk, and be convinced. As soon as you step outside you will notice that our

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Dennis King Joins BOD

Dennis King Joins BOD

Dennis King graduated from Western Oregon State College in 1993 with a B.S. in Elementary Education and later received his Masters in Education/Interdisciplinary Studies from Western Oregon University, and his Initial Administrative License from Portland State University.  He has lived in the Siuslaw watershed for 29 years.  His first teaching […]

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Jim Grano Returns to Council BOD

Jim Grano Returns to Council BOD

The SWC is pleased to announce the return of Jim Grano to the BOD. Jim Grano taught at Mapleton High School for 15 years, and at Siuslaw Middle School for 18 years. In 1995, with the help of many partners, he started the Siuslaw Stream Team for 7th grade — […]

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Native Plant Distribution Recap

Native Plant Distribution Recap

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 20th Native Plant Distribution. It was a cold and snowy day, but a great success! SWC gave away over 10,700 trees to landowners across the region. We had 143 requests, with 25% coming from new participants. NPD is made possible by grants […]

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