North Santiam Watershed Council Steering & General Council Meetings
Location: Stayton Community Center
400 W. Virginia St.
Stayton, OR 97383
(Council meetings are held the second Thursday of every month January through November)
April 13, 2017 (6-8pm)
May 11, 2017 (6-8pm)
June 8, 2017 (6-8pm)
July 13, 2017 (6-8pm)
August 10, 2017 (6-8pm)
September 14, 2017 (6-8pm)
October 12, 2017 (6-8pm)
November 9, 2017 (6-8pm)
Join Us this Thursday for the special showing of UPRIVER.
Thursday, April 13th (6 to 7pm) Stayton Community Center
The North Santiam Watershed Council will be the showing the film “UPRIVER” this Thursday, April 13, 2017 starting at 6:10 pm at the Stayton Community Center.
UPRIVER is a ‘watershed film’ that explores one of the Nation’s most active river conservation movements. Within Oregon’s Willamette River system, the film focuses on people from all walks of life who are coming together to revive the health of this large river and the life it supports.
The film gives audiences a vivid immersion into the waters of this river system and the life it supports, and celebrates the Oregon way of watershed restoration.
Produced by Freshwaters Illustrated. Duration: 60 minutes.
The regular monthly North Santiam Watershed Council meeting will follow the free screening.
For more information call (503) 930‑8202.
Marion Soil & Water Conservation District
Mill Creek Workshop
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Stayton Community Center (4-6pm)
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Do you live near Mill Creek? If you are a rural landowner or an agricultural operator, you are invited to an informational presentation regarding water and land issues along Mill Creek.
Water quality affects every property owner in the Mill Creek area. Learn about well water issues from OSU Specialist Chrissy Lucas. For a free nitrate screening, bring ½ cup of untreated well water in a clean, water-tight container. DEQ will provide groundwater information.
OSU Asst. Professor Javier Fernandez-Salvador will present suggestions on how to manage mud and manure. Learn more about buffer strips, guttering, composting and improvements to animal health.
Rebecca McCoun of the North Santiam Watershed Council will be sharing success stories and ideas for stream side restoration. Learn how to decrease soil erosion and stabilize stream banks.
Meredith Hoffman, Marion SWCD, will help with cost share/ incentive programs for water quality and property improvement that also benefit Mill Creek.
Local experts will speak with you about invasive plants, surface and groundwater issues, and conservation programs for small acreage landowners.
Join us April 19, 2017 from 4–6 pm at the Stayton Community Center, 400 W. Virginia Street in Stayton, Oregon. There will be snacks, freebies and door prizes!
Questions? Please call Meredith Hoffman, Marion SWCD at 503–391-9927, or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org