If the Willamette had ears, they’d be buzzing. It’s been a big few weeks for one of our region's most iconic rivers. In case you’ve missed any of the excitement, here’s a recap of recent Willamette River news.
Today, WRI releases the first ever Willamette River Report Card. The Willamette’s overall grade - the grade that rolls up the 15 variables analyzed by the experts - came in at a B-. That’s good news for the river. But there are important problems we still need to solve in order to raise the grade.
Read about the first Willamette River Report Card workshop in a guest post by Tracey Saxby, senior science communicator and Design Director at the Integration and Application Network, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science.