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By Cristina Watson -
May 28, 2014
For a river-focused funding initiative, there's no substitute for getting out in the field. This spring WRI staff had the opportunity to do just that on a tour of restoration projects in the Calapooia, North Santiam and South Santiam watersheds. We heard from farmers firsthand why they take part in habitat restoration, visited a prairie where an endangered plant thrives among cattle, and, ultimately, came away reflecting on how important relationships, adaptation and balance are in this work.
By Pam Wiley -
January 13, 2014
Reflection is especially important in the kind of complex, long-term work in which we're all engaged, but, let's face it - reflection is highly undervalued in a culture inclined toward immediacy. So it helps to practice it with intent. And open a window from time to time.

Events

Sunday, July 27, 2014 - 1:00am
Join the Human Access Project and partners for the 4th Big Float, Portland's Willamette River group float event.
Tuesday, July 29, 2014 (All day) to Wednesday, July 30, 2014 (All day)
The Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board's July board meeting will be held in The Dalles. A key funding partner of WRI, OWEB is a state agency that provides grants to help Oregonians take care of local streams, rivers, wetlands and natural areas.