Monthly Archives: September 2018

Finding Summer Lake

“It’s a beautiful remote setting where you can truly relax and possibly even see cowboys herding cattle down the road.” Susan Ellis, 2016 Wetlands & Wellies auction winner It is a long drive, but Summer Lake does not disappoint as a destination. Located 2 hours south of Bend, in what is fondly called the Oregon

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TWC and Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians Identify Common Conservation Priorities

Over the past four years, The Wetlands Conservancy has been working with The Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians on research, assessments, and restoration in the Siletz and Yaquina Basins. Our most recent collaborative effort to bring back the native Olympia oyster in the Yaquina estuary, led us to discover that the majority of TWC’s Central

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Water and Wetlands in the Arid Harney Basin

It is been a really dry or “drought year” in Harney County, which directly impacts wet meadow plant composition and habitat quality for wildlife, cattle and water management decisions. For more than ten years, The Wetlands Conservancy has been working in partnership with the Eastern Oregon Agricultural Research Center, Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, wetland ecologists

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