Siuslaw Watershed Council
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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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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