Category Archives: Stories

TWC Says Goodbye to Communications Director Kendra Manton

Kendra Manton,  TWC’s Communications Director, will be moving on as of November 22, 2019.  Kendra joined TWC five and a half years ago and has been the driving force and storyteller behind our successful digital presence. Kendra brought TWC into the world of Facebook, Instagram, e-newsletters, re-designed website and databases. As a small organization, Kendra

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Saying Farewell to TWC, Esther Lev

After more than 20 years as The Wetlands Conservancy (TWC) executive director, Esther Lev will be retiring at the end of the year. We will honor Esther and her many accomplishments at this year’s “Wetlands and Wellies” event on November 14.  Tickets are available.  Esther has built TWC into the small but powerful organization it

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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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HB2437 Is Not Vetoed

By reversing course on vetoing HB 2437, Governor Kate Brown missed an opportunity to meet Oregon’s climate resiliency goals. With the unfortunate failure of the Clean Energy Jobs bill–HB 2020, Governor Brown still had an opportunity to help Oregon meet its climate goals:  Veto HB 2437, the so-called “ditch cleaning bill” that allows farmers to

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