The Wetlands Conservancy is a leader in Oregon wetland conservation. Our mission is to partner with communities across our state in conserving, enhancing and restoring the physical and ecological values of Oregon’s greatest wetlands for current and future generations.


The Wetlands Conservancy Celebrates 40 Years of Wetland Protection

The Wetlands Conservancy is turning 40 this year! We would like to invite you to celebrate our success by participating in an exciting series of events leading up to our major event in May – Wetlands & Wellies!

International Beaver Day – April 7th, 6:00 p.m.

Join us for a presentation by Ben Goldfarb, the author of Eager: The Surprising, Secret Life of Beavers and Why They Matter, a live online presentation and Q & A on the amazing adaptations and capabilities of these natural engineers. Beavers are Oregon’s state mammal.
Registration now open.

May – American Wetlands Month & our 40th Year Celebration

This year, The Wetlands Conservancy will host a week-long celebration with a suite of events culminating in our annual fundraiser.

Wetlands & Wellies is on May 20th!
Ready to go on a virtual dig? We’ll join author Langdon Cook and learn how to forage for and prepare a variety of oysters and clams. Learn about our 40 year history, and the work we are doing to protect coastal estuaries in Oregon.
Tickets On Sale Now.


Past Events

Rock…Paper…Turtle…Art for Wetlands – January 10, 2021

Still looking to purchase the Turtle Tales Book from this year’s event?
Purchase one now.


World Water Day – March 22nd

If you missed it, see the event recording of  celebrating World Water Day, with a presentation and video from Duncan Berry – The story of life as told by water.
View the Event Recording.




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Since 1981, we have worked in partnership to protect Oregon’s greatest wetlands with these key strategies:


The Wetlands Conservancy is dedicated to the protection and restoration of Oregon’s greatest wetlands.

Amphibian Egg Mass Survey Training

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The Wetlands Conservancy builds community, creating strong, long-lasting relationships within our organization and with our diverse partners.

March E-newsletter

From our Executive Director Hello friends and fellow wetland supporters, Spring is sprung in many of our wetland preserves, and ...
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Wetlands are vital to our health and the health of our environment. They clean and recharge our water supply, provide critical fish and wildlife habitat, and protect our communities from floods
Marsh Photo with birds

Work Party at Gresham Meadowlands Wetland – April 10

It's been a long long winter cooped up indoors and we are ready to get out in the sunshine and ...
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