Category Archives: Stories

What Does Sea Level Rise Look Like? King Tide 2018

It was a foggy December 4 morning. Luckily, the King Tide was at noon, allowing plenty of time for the fog to burn off.  For the third year, The Wetlands Conservancy partnered with LightHawk to photo document flooded areas at their maximum tidal height. Under blue sunny skies, TWC coastal steward Paul Engelmeyer and volunteer

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Partnerships in Motion for the Harney Basin Wetlands Initiative (Watch the Video!)

In 2016, the Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board recognized the collaborative vision of a diverse group of partners and interests in the Harney Basin with a $1.6 million Focused Investment Partnership grant to the High Desert Partnership and partners to support development and implementation of shared goals for the basin. While the partners do not always

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Beaver Tales Art Exhibit Makes Final Stop in Beaverton

To celebrate beavers and their contribution to the ecology of Oregon, The Wetlands Conservancy and The City of Beaverton Arts Program have partnered to host the final showing of the Beaver Tales Art Exhibit and Sale at Beaverton City Hall. The exhibit and sale will be on display November 3, 2017, through January 2, 2018,

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Wetland Gift Guide 2017

Share Oregon’s wetlands this holiday with gifts as unique as your loved ones! Shop from the list below and your purchase will help conserve Oregon’s wetlands.   Blank Wetlands Cards Use them for holiday greetings, gifts or for any occasion throughout the new year! Envelopes included with each set. Cost includes shipping. 1. This variety pack

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A Week of Harney Basin Field Work

The hot temperatures and thick cloud of mosquitoes the night before our week long Silvies River wet meadow vegetation surveys had us thinking and rethinking our field gear and strategy options all night long. The soft reds and yellows of the sunrise and calls of the common nighthawk reminded us of the beauty and magic

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