Category Archives: Stories

Thank You SHUCK!

For a second year, Portland oyster lovers, make Shuck Portland an incredible success!  Through slurping, eating, drinking and purchase of Shuck merchandise and raffle tickets more than $10,000 was raised! The funds will support TWC’s work with The Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians and Oregon Oysters Farms to improve  Poole Slough estuary habitat that supports

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Highlights of the 2019 Central Coast Tour

The interconnections of wetlands with forests, streams and estuaries were ably demonstrated by conservationists and landowners during a tour of the Beaver Creek and Yaquina River watersheds.  Led by TWC’s Esther Lev and Paul Englemeyer, an entourage of a dozen friends of TWC visited multiple wetland, upland and estuary sites that were in various stages

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Can You Deceive a Beaver? Sometimes!!

There is a lot of talk right now about living with beaver in urban landscapes.  Beavers are helping to store water in drought times and build habitat for many of our critical species in our cities.   But beavers are not always good neighbors to our human built community, especially when they build dams in or

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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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Natural Climate Solutions

There appears to be non-stop news concerning climate change, carbon storage and what we need to do to limit global warming.  It is clear that we must improve our chances of reversing the trends and avoiding catastrophic consequences, such as sea level rise and increased ocean acidification that we have been starting to experience. The

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