Category: Projects

Council Receives Salem’s River 2 Ridges Ripple Effect Award

On Sep­tem­ber 16, 2017 the City of Salem and Trav­el Salem award­ed the North San­ti­am Water­shed Coun­cil the first annu­al Salem’s Riv­er 2 Ridge Rip­ple Effect Award which cel­e­brates orga­ni­za­tions that con­duct envi­ron­ment and com­mu­ni­ty work that enhances the future of Salem, Mar­i­on and Polk coun­ties nat­ur­al assets. Award cri­te­ria: •Dis­play lead­er­ship in envi­ron­men­tal pro­tec­­tion/aware­­ness/­­clean-…
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Grant Awarded for Bear Branch Project

The North San­ti­am Water­shed Coun­cil Award­ed $320,103 for the Bear Branch, Prairie, Oak and Stream Restora­tion project The project locat­ed on Bear Branch, a Low­er North San­ti­am Riv­er Trib­u­tary in Linn Coun­ty, will restore rem­nant Willamette Val­ley wet prairie and oak habi­tats, instream aquat­ic habi­tat com­plex­i­ty and stream­side native veg­e­ta­tion   (Salem) – The Ore­gon…
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2016–2017 North Santiam Stream Restoration Campaign

MAKE A DIFFERENCE  Click here to make a con­tri­bu­tion! Help us help stream­side landown­ers restore the eco­log­i­cal process­es along the ripar­i­an areas of the North San­ti­am Riv­er and its trib­u­taries. WHY RIPARIAN RESTORATION?  Ripar­i­an areas help improve water qual­i­ty by fil­ter­ing pol­lu­tants, such as fer­til­iz­ers and pes­ti­cides from the soil. Ripar­i­an areas help sta­bi­lize stream banks by hold­ing…
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