Siuslaw Watershed Council
Native Plant Giveaway – 2nd Round

Native Plant Giveaway – 2nd Round

Friday, April 12, 2019 10:00 am If you indicated that you were interested in more native plants at our annual distribution – now is the time to place your order for the second round! Send us your requests quickly–supplies are limited and the planting season is coming to a close. […]

Read More
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

Read More
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 […]

Read More
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

Read More
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 […]

Read More
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 — […]

Read More
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 […]

Read More