About the Middle Fork Willamette Watershed Council
We are a local, non-regulatory, non-governmental community-based nonprofit organization focused on improving and stewarding the rivers and landscapes of the Willamette River headwaters through habitat restoration, youth education, and community engagement.
The MFWWC Board of Directors represents the diverse interests and perspectives found throughout our geography – local landowners, land managers, businesses, recreation enthusiasts, timber and environmental advocates. Together, these talented individuals direct the strategic vision of our programs for the benefit of our local communities.
Our small yet passionate staff relies on a robust network of partners, community members and volunteers to design, implement and evaluate our programs.
We work with communities for a healthy Middle Fork Willamette watershed through environmental education and habitat restoration.
Our Statement on diversity, equity and inclusion
We believe that diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) is essential to the success of the Middle Fork Willamette Watershed Council. We recognize that we are working within an inherited system built and founded on colonization and systemic racism. This system does not benefit everyone equally, so we are committed to doing the work of DEI every day. We strive to build relationships and understanding by connecting to communities, which include Indigenous peoples, People of Color, LGBTQ+, and different socio-economic groups. We believe that these relationships will build co-created values, beliefs, ideas, & leadership that will help the watershed & communities become more resilient and able to adapt to changing environments.