The North Santiam Watershed Council acts together with landowners and partners to restore habitat important to fish and wildlife

Our Mission

Pro­vid­ing oppor­tu­ni­ties for stake­hold­ers to coop­er­ate in pro­mot­ing and sus­tain­ing the health of the water­shed and its communities.

Current Projects

Cold Creek

Cold Creek, also known as Logan Slough, is a small, year round trib­u­tary to the North San­ti­am Riv­er in Mar­i­on County.

Dieckman Slough

Dieck­man Slough is a side chan­nel of the Low­er North San­ti­am Riv­er, just down­stream of the City of Stay­ton, in Mar­i­on County

Hatch Side Channel

The Coun­cil replaced an under­sized cul­vert with a larg­er cul­vert open­ing up the chan­nel to year round water flows.

Snake-DeFord Creek

The North San­ti­am Water­shed Coun­cil has been work­ing with landown­ers in the Snake-Deford Creek Sub-basin since 2008.

Bear Branch

Bear Branch Creek is an impor­tant trib­u­tary of the North San­ti­am Riv­er, enter­ing the main­stem just below the town of Stayton.

Valentine Creek

Since 2009, four landown­ers have part­nered with the Coun­cil to restore approx­i­mate­ly 19 acres of native veg­e­ta­tion on Valen­tine Creek.

Latest News

Coun­cil and project news and publications

Board of Directors Position Opening 

CURRENT OPENING: Mem­bers-at-large on vol­un­teer Board of Direc­tors North San­ti­am Water­shed Coun­cil The North San­ti­am Water­shed Coun­cil (NSWC) Board of Direc­tors is cur­rent­ly seek­ing poten­tial future vol­un­teer Board mem­bers. NSWC Mis­sion Providing[…]

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