Fall 2021 Newsletter

Fall 2021 Newsletter

Happy Fall! I hope that yours is full of all things wonderful and cozy, and that it is full of gratitude. I know, I know, gratitude may have been a bit difficult to focus on over the last year, which might be why it feels important at this moment. Here […]

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Summer Update & Bylaws Revision

Summer Update & Bylaws Revision

June 28, 2021 RE: Summer update and Bylaws revision Dear Watershed Community Members, We hope you have enjoyed the emergence of the summer and all the plants, fish and wildlife that comes with it! Our small group of committed staff have been very busy with restoration projects, partnership meetings, grant […]

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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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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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