Category Archives: Collaboration

The Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians Receives Meyer Memorial Trust Funding to Work with TWC

The Tribe in partnership with The Wetlands Conservancy was awarded a Meyer Memorial Trust grant to develop regional Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) databases that will be used to inform resource access and land management and acquisition planning efforts over the next several years. The Tribe will begin a process of gathering and formally documenting coastal

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Hidden Treasures in Trash

After three hours of chainsaws running, removal of debris and raking, there is a clear trail running along the estuary at our Lincoln County preserve.  Thanks to our great partners, in particular Christine Klapp and Derek Wilson, Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Lincoln County staff, Mid-Coast Watershed Council for organizing both materials and people. 

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Wetlands & Wellies Thank You!

Over 200 people gathered for Wetlands & Wellies 2018. Sun, changing leaf color and above average temperatures provided the perfect backdrop for 7 Wetlands & Wellies wetland tours ranging from Sauvie Island floodplain, Crystal Creek at Westmoreland Park and the Orange Line of Trimet. After a quick wardrobe change from wellies to party clothes over 200

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Finding Summer Lake

“It’s a beautiful remote setting where you can truly relax and possibly even see cowboys herding cattle down the road.” Susan Ellis, 2016 Wetlands & Wellies auction winner It is a long drive, but Summer Lake does not disappoint as a destination. Located 2 hours south of Bend, in what is fondly called the Oregon

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TWC and Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians Identify Common Conservation Priorities

Over the past four years, The Wetlands Conservancy has been working with The Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians on research, assessments, and restoration in the Siletz and Yaquina Basins. Our most recent collaborative effort to bring back the native Olympia oyster in the Yaquina estuary, led us to discover that the majority of TWC’s Central

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