Category Archives: Stewardship

From the Board of Directors

The Wetlands Conservancy Board of Directors would like to thank Interim Executive Director Ann Witsil, who has provided exceptional stewarding of The Wetlands Conservancy over the past six months. Her leadership and insights have been essential to the successful search for our new Executive Director, all while expertly steering The Wetlands Conservancy through another successful year. JOHN VAN STAVEREN,

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Reflections of Ode to the Tides Newport Opening

It was the picture perfect sunny, warm, no breeze Nye Beach day for The Newport Visual Arts Center opening of Art 363:Representing the Oregon Coast and Ode to the Tides Exhibit. The reception brought out more than 300 old and new friends to view the art, celebrate and toast estuaries and tide pools, listen to

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2019 Legislative Wrap-Up

The 80th Oregon legislative session was turbulent and challenging for wetland conservation.  While we can’t declare 2019 a victory for wetland and water conservation, with the help of our community and partners,  there was a  heightened awareness in Salem  of  the critical role wetlands play in cleaning and recharging our water supply and mitigating climate change.

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Affected Generation

Since fourth grade taking action on climate change has been my passion. Although I am still a Freshman, my climate activism has changed from a simple blog to my co-founded organization Affected Generation. For the past years, I have worked alongside Jeremy Clark to be leaders and organize some of the largest youth climate events

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