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

Year one results of Egg Mass surveys in Portland Metro Area and Coos Bay

Portland Metro Area: Our amphibian citizen science program, led by our urban land steward, Megan Garvey, and our resident amphibian specialist Katie Holzer, is a volunteer-powered project designed to monitor amphibian populations on our preserves. The citizen scientist volunteers received classroom and in the field training to learn how to conduct recurrent monitoring for amphibians

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Thank you spring 2015 volunteers!

“It’s 10am on a Saturday morning. The clouds break over a small wet woodland. A red-winged blackbird calls from the summit of a cattail. An all-age line of smiles traipses into the reed canary grass carrying twenty times as many shrub stakes as volunteers. In no time at all, everyone has seen a couple of

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