Category Archives: Stories

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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It’s Time To Try Carp

With 50 trillion pieces of plastic floating in our ocean and the total number of fish in the sea half of what is was in 1970, is can be daunting to understand good ways to be a consumer of seafood. Wetlands & Wellies has always been a celebration of wetlands delicious bounty, but with changing

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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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 Tickets On Sale!

Wetlands & Wellies 2019

Thursday November 14th 6:30pm

Coopers Hall

 

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