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Forest Lake Restoration

Forest Lake Restoration

By on Jun 2, 2015 in In-progress, Projects |

Located just southeast of the town of Seaside, Oregon, the project site is the result of extensive filling of flood plain of the Necanicum River, and the entire relocation of the river channel from overburden to develop a hard rock quarry in the mid-1950s. In addition, the focus restoration area was mined for alluvial basalt cobble then diked to create a lake as an...

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Local Job Announcements

By on Jul 24, 2014 in Job Opportunities |

JOB ANNOUNCEMENTS Tillamook Bay Watershed Council Coordinator (Applications close at 5 p.m. Monday, August 4, 2014) Lower Nehalem Watershed Council Coordinator The Lower Nehalem Watershed Council is seeking applicants for our Coordinator position.  The council has a large territory in the Nehalem River basin, the basin being shared with the Upper Nehalem Watershed...

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Wetlandia Launch Open House

By on May 28, 2013 in Volunteer Opportunity |

This message is being shared with you at the request of our partner, the North Coast Watershed Association (NCWA). YOUR INPUT IS NEEDED!!! Watershed council members and partners, officers, neighbors, students, teachers and interested others encouraged to attend the WETLANDIA LAUNCH (aka Water Quality Monitoring Project). The North Coast Watershed Association will...

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NORP Volunteer Opportunities

By on May 28, 2013 in Volunteer Opportunity |

This message is being shared with you at the request of our partner, the Northwest Oregon Restoration Partnership (NORP). Calling all green thumbs! There is a need for volunteers to help pot bareroot stock and thin seedlings at the NOPR Camp Tillamook location. See message from Celeste below: Hi everyone, Lots of changes are taking place at Camp Tillamook. If you’ve...

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Native Gardening on the Coast

By on Apr 23, 2013 in Resources |

An attendee to our latest “Listening to the Land” speaker series who recently moved to the coast asked me if the Watershed Council has a list of native plants that grow well over here. I looked at her dumbfounded, because that was a great idea, and I was embarrassed that we don’t. But, before I set out to recreate the wheel, I did some asking and...

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