Siuslaw Watershed Council
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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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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