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.

conserve

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

collaborate

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

stewardship

Engaging people through outreach, education and hands-on restoration to explore the role that wetlands play in the health and livability of their community.

Current Stories

10 Best Wetlands to Visit in May

You know about salmon, you love to eat oyster and crab, you haven’t seen a river otter but you would like to; you may not know it but you love wetlands! May is American Wetlands Month, which means as Oregonians we have a lot to celebrate. Wetlands are the link between land and water and

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Volunteer Opportunity: Visit a Wetland for Us!

We are in need of some help!   May is American Wetlands month and we want to help people get out into wetlands.  Our big idea is to create a “wetland passport”for 10 easy to visit wetlands in the Portland area.  For each of the wetlands we would like to have a picture, three types of

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