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.


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


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


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

Current Stories

Sixth graders of Eddyville Charter School unearth a massive mystery on a coastal TWC preserve

All of the soil on earth tells a story.  The soil at our Happ Wetland Preserve in Seal Rock, Oregon tells the story of the massive earthquake and tsunami of 1700.  Sixth grade students at Eddyville Charter School take core samples at the wetland and share their findings in this poster–check it out! tsunami poster

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Water quality project by our international volunteer, Ana Blandon

This past Saturday marks the close of a wonderful partnership with Mount Hood Community College’s SEED (Scholarships for Education and Economic Development) program.  The students from this program have volunteered at our Gresham Meadowlands preserve five times over the past two years.  They have been hard-working, fun-loving and dedicated volunteers! The SEED program supports projects for international students–one

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