Siuslaw Watershed Council
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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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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Special Volunteer Event March 23rd

Special Volunteer Event March 23rd

Fivemile Bell Project Tour and Planting Event Saturday March 23, 2019 9:30am – 2pm Join us on a tour of this valley wide restoration project where Fivemile Creek meets Bell Creek, the largest tributary to Tahkenitch Lake. This is a multi-phase, multi-year project, restoring watershed function and floodplain connection. In […]

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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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