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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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Water and Wetlands in the Arid Harney Basin

It is been a really dry or “drought year” in Harney County, which directly impacts wet meadow plant composition and habitat quality for wildlife, cattle and water management decisions. For more than ten years, The Wetlands Conservancy has been working in partnership with the Eastern Oregon Agricultural Research Center, Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, wetland ecologists

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Goodbye Purple Loosestrife

Tillamook Soil and Water Conservation District and Oregon State Parks are testing the use of Hylobius weevils to control purple loosestrife at The Wetlands Conservancy’s Doris Davis Wetland Preserve in Manazanita. The long-term objective of biological control is to reduce the abundance of loosestrife’s impact on wetland flora and fauna. Purple loosestrife crowds out native

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Wetlands & Wellies Collaborates With Coopers Hall

Wetlands & Wellies 2018 A Tour of Wetlands and a Taste of Oregon in Support of Conserving Oregon’s Greatest Wetlands.  Sunday October 14, 2018 Coopers Hall, 404 SE 6th Ave Portland OR 97214 Please join us for The Wetlands Conservancy’s annual fundraiser celebrating the conservation of Oregon’s Greatest wetlands-and enjoy a day of exploring Portland

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