Monthly Archives: October 2015

Why Salmon Need Estuaries

More than 40 people gathered at Seven Devils Brewery in Coos Bay to hear NOAA Fisheries biologist Dan Bottom’s analysis of what we have learned about salmon resilience and response to wetland restoration from case studies in Oregon’s most heavily developed basin (Columbia River) and its most fully restored estu­ary (Salmon River). These projects demonstrate

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What Can Beavers Do For You?

The Wetlands Conservancy has been a long time admirer of the North American Beaver, a keystone species that has the single greatest impact on promoting natural ecosystem function in wetlands and riparian areas. But beaver have not always been popular. The controversy tends to center around beavers impact on changing hydrology and flooding. Historically human’s

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Wetlands & Wellies Photo Story

Over 175 members, supporters, partners, volunteers and food lovers gathered at DuckRidge Farm to celebrate 34 years of conservation of Oregon wetlands.  Together we raised over $45,000 for the protection and conservation of Oregon’s Greatest Wetlands. Thank for being a part of our community and joining us for another great Wetlands & Wellies!   Thank

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Oregon’s Greatest Wetlands: Tours!

Exploring Oregon’s Greatest Wetlands Learn about wetlands. Wetlands occur in all corners of Oregon and are among the most biologically productive and species-rich habitats in the state. Coastal salt marshes, wet prairies, spruce swamps and fresh water marshes are a small sampling of the diversity of wetland types in Oregon. Grab your rubber boots, binoculars

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