Wetlands clean and recharge our water supply, provide critical fish and wildlife habitat,
and protect our communities from floods. They are some of the most biologically rich and productive lands in Oregon. Learn how The Wetlands Conservancy is conserving these important places.

conserve

Promoting community and private partnerships to permanently protect and conserve Oregon’s greatest wetlands.

collaborate

Building strategies to support conservation while nurturing community stewardship, restoration and acquisition of land.

stewardship

Inspiring people to explore how wetlands play a vital role in their everyday lives.

Current Stories

Beaver Monitoring Pilot Gets Started

On the very first hot day of the year, 30 Portland Community College biology students put on their waders and started ducking under bushes, finding pathways through mud and wading through shallow water in search of beaver activity and dams.  These biology students were learning first hand the importance of this keystone species. Beavers create

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Western Pond Turtles Found at Nyberg

After nearly a year and half of removing reed canary grass our Nyberg wetland finally has some open space!  Reed canary grass, an invasive species, can grow six feet tall and cover every inch of ground.  This makes it impossible for turtles to sun themselves, making the wetland uninhabitable for these important creatures. Last weekend

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