North Santiam Watershed Council Hires New Coordinator

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Rebecca McCoun Travers

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 for the Grand Ronde Tribe on the Luck­i­a­mute Water­shed Council.

Rebecca grad­u­ated from Port­land State Uni­ver­sity in 2000 with a bach­e­lor degree in Envi­ron­men­tal Sci­ence with a Biol­ogy Minor.  She recently com­pleted her Wet­land Delin­eation Cer­tifi­cate through Port­land State Envi­ron­men­tal Pro­fes­sional Pro­gram.  She has expe­ri­ence work­ing as a field tech­ni­cian for the Ore­gon Depart­ment of Envi­ron­men­tal Qual­ity, US For­est Ser­vice Sand­point Ranger Dis­trict and for the Wash­ing­ton County Watermaster.

Prior to com­ing to the coun­cil Rebecca worked as a staff Biol­o­gist for the Con­fed­er­ated Tribes of Grand Ronde’s Nat­ural Resource Division.

Rebecca lives in Dal­las, Ore­gon with her hus­band and two sons. She enjoys kayak­ing, hik­ing, gar­den­ing and spend­ing time explor­ing the Northwest.

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