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…
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