Collaboration

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The Wetlands Conservancy builds community, creating strong, long-lasting relationships within our organization and with our diverse partners. We implement our mission through the best available science and research.  In collaboration with our partners we collect, analyze and disseminate critical data to support wetlands conservation, restoration and education. Recognizing conservation of Oregon’s greatest wetlands rely on the actions of local communities, landowners, non-profits and public agencies TWC offers support and technical assistance to others working to conserve them. In partnership with businesses, TWC showcases the ecological, social and economic value of conserving Oregon’s wetlands.


Stories of Collaboration

Make a Toast! Painted Turtle Rock and Rye

  Erica and Sebastian Degens of Stone Barn Brandyworks created the perfect cocktail to kick off TWC’s American Wetland Month and Rock…Paper…Turtle celebrations. Grab a friend and visit a wetland,…

Lower Chewaucan Marsh, Marty St Louis

Chewaucan Marshes

For migratory birds, the Upper and Lower (pictured) Chewaucan Marshes in Lake County are one of the most important wetlands in Oregon.  Traditional flood irrigation of ranchers’ hay pastures spreads…

Beaver

Keeping Beavers in the System

For the last decade agencies, land trusts and volunteer groups have been working throughout Oregon to enhance our watersheds. The work has brought the return of many native species, including…

What The Shell Happened to the Oysters?

What the Shell Happened to the Oysters?  In the early 1900’s Oregon was lined with prolific wild oyster populations. After the gold rush, the West Coast saw a rise in…

The Wetlands Conservancy and Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians Join Forces to Conserve Central Coast Wetlands

During the past 20 years the Confederated Tribe of the Siletz Indians (CTSI) has carried out aquatic research, assessments and restoration across the Siletz and Yaquina Basins. This work has…

Yaquina Oyster

Bringing Back the Oyster

The Confederate Tribes of the Siletz Indians, The Wetlands Conservancy, and Oregon Oyster Farms have partnered up to restore Olympia oysters at Poole Slough in the Yaquina Bay. By spreading…

harney basin wetlands

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…

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…

Beaver Monitoring Pilot Gets Started

On the very first hot day of the year, 30 Portland Community College biology students put on their waders and started ducking under bushes, finding pathways through mud and wading…

Alsea Bay Clean-up

Intercepting Garbage

Alsea Bay is an important place for many reasons, incredible habitat for shorebirds, Coho and Chinook salmon, crab, eagles and sometimes brown pelicans seen diving for a meal. It is…

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<p><a href=”https://vimeo.com/247071883“>Partnerships in Motion</a> from <a href=”https://vimeo.com/user76566440“>High Desert Partnership</a> on <a href=”https://vimeo.com“>Vimeo</a>.</p>