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By Eric Jones -
August 08, 2014
Summer is nearing its peak, but our team is already thinking about winter - specifically December 11-12, when the third Within Our Reach conference will take place. Bringing people together for a Willamette River conference is one way we work towards collective impact.
By Cristina Watson -
May 28, 2014
For a river-focused funding initiative, there's no substitute for getting out in the field. 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.

Events

Saturday, August 23, 2014 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Stories of the lower Willamette River with Native American drumming and history of the river by Michael Karnosh, Ceded Lands Manager of the Grand Ronde tribe, and stories from those who played, worked and grew up on the river.
Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
Join the North Santiam Watershed Council and partners for the Detroit Lake shoreline and Breitenbush riverside fall clean-up. Bring your helping hands and they will provide gloves and trash bags.