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2011–2013 Biennial Report

The North San­tiam Water­shed Coun­cil Bien­nial Report   Down­load the North San­tiam Water­shed Coun­cil 2011–2013 Bien­nial Report

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North Santiam Watershed Council Hires New Coordinator

Rebecca McCoun-Travers is the new North San­tiam Water­shed Coun­cil Coor­di­na­tor. Rebecca grew up in Port­land, Ore­gon and has been inter­ested in water­shed scale nat­ural resource man­age­ment since grad­u­at­ing from high school.  She has vol­un­teered and worked on projects with the John­son Creek Water­shed Coun­cil, Yamhill Basin Coun­cil, Clacka­mas River Basin Coun­cil and was a representative […]

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Marion County Rural Living Handbook

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North Santiam Watershed Council bids farewell to Coordinator, Liz Redon

After 12 years of ded­i­cated ser­vice, our coun­cil coor­di­na­tor, Liz Redon, is leav­ing the North San­tiam Water­shed Coun­cil for the Ore­gon Water­shed Enhance­ment Board. We’re sure going to miss her. Join us in bid­ding LIZ a fond farewell… MONDAY April 22  5:00 PM and 8:00 PM.  Gil­gamesh Brew­ery and Pub 2065 Madrona Ave SE Salem, OR 97302    Appe­tiz­ers and […]

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Paddlers Advised to Get 2013 Oregon Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Permits

Ore­gon State Marine Board and Ore­gon Depart­ment of Fish and Wildlife remind oper­a­tors of pad­dle­craft (kayaks, canoes, pad­dle­boards, sail­boats, etc.) that it’s time to buy an aquatic inva­sive species pre­ven­tion per­mit for 2013. Per­mits are required for pad­dle­craft and other non-motorized ves­sels 10 feet long and longer for both res­i­dents and non­res­i­dents. Per­mits are transferable […]

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Where Do You Find Steelhead in the Pacific Ocean?

Young win­ter steel­head fry, freshly hatched in the cold waters of the the North San­tiam River, face a long and har­row­ing jour­ney that takes them to the sea and back. In spring through early sum­mer of their sec­ond year, steel­head smolts from the North San­tiam River enter the sea and move directly off­shore. Beyond that, very […]

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Winter Steelhead of the North Santiam River

As win­ter gives way to the cold rains of spring in the North San­tiam Canyon, newly hatched steel­head fry begin to wrig­gle their way to the sur­face of their gravel nest. In the cold waters of a trib­u­tary stream above the North San­tiam River, their stream, they face a long and har­row­ing jour­ney that will […]

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Green Fire: Award Winning Movie at February Meeting

The North San­tiam Water­shed Coun­cil will be screen­ing Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time A full-length doc­u­men­tary film about leg­endary con­ser­va­tion­ist Aldo Leopold high­lights Leopold’s extra­or­di­nary career, trac­ing how he has shaped and influ­enced the think­ing of wildlife and land man­agers to this day. The award win­ning movie has inspired projects […]

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Japanese Knotweed an Unwelcome Invader

Do you know how to get rid of Japanese knotweed?

Japan­ese knotweed was first intro­duced to North Amer­ica in the late 19th cen­tury for orna­men­tal use, which actu­ally is under­stand­able.  Its hol­low red tinged stems have dis­tinct raised joints (nodes) that remind me a lit­tle of bam­boo although it is not at all related. In fact, other com­mon names for the plant are Amer­i­can bam­boo and […]

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Controlling Weeds Along the North Santiam River

Con­trol­ling weeds along the North San­tiam River is an impor­tant way to help keep our water­shed clean and healthy. That’s why the North San­tiam Water­shed Coun­cil, a local non-governmental group of vol­un­teers, will reach out again in the Spring of 2013 to help landown­ers with treat­ment assis­tance and/or tech­ni­cal advice on weed con­trol con­trol options. And […]

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