Monthly Archives: May 2018

Nature Based Solutions: Portland’s Green Streets

In March the UN published the World Water Report, a 100 page document, showcasing the need to change our normal global water management practices to start to embrace “nature-based solutions” in order to keep up with the demand for fresh water.  “Nature-based solutions” include things like protecting and installing wetlands to soak up flood waters,

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Make a Toast! Painted Turtle Rock and Rye

  Erica and Sebastian Degens of Stone Barn Brandyworks created the perfect cocktail to kick off TWC’s American Wetland Month and Rock…Paper…Turtle celebrations. Grab a friend and visit a wetland, enter the photo contest and top off the day with a Painted Turtle Rock and Rye. Painted Turtle Rock & Rye 2 oz Stonebarn Brandyworks’

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Chewaucan Marshes

For migratory birds, the Upper and Lower (pictured) Chewaucan Marshes in Lake County are one of the most important wetlands in Oregon.  Traditional flood irrigation of ranchers’ hay pastures spreads waters from the Chewaucan River across the historic marshes every spring, providing habitat for waterfowl, shorebirds and other waterbirds moving north in their annual migration. 

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