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

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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Congratulations, Bruce Taylor, for receiving the prestigious 2015 John E. Nagel Award!

For more than 23 years, Bruce Taylor has worked to protect and restore important habitats for birds as the Executive Director of the Oregon Habitat Joint Venture (OHJV). He possesses a vision for bird and wildlife conservation that is unique and highly valued in today’s world of competing resource demands and complexity. Check out the

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