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May 2021

The History of Elijah Bristow State Park: From Pre-Colonization to today

May 27, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for a virtual presentation on the history of Elijah Bristow State Park from pre-colonization till today. We will be joined by Tribal historian David Lewis and State Park Ranger Sean Stewart as they share how we got to now at the park. Registration online at https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_SEBCaQbkQzOHX9H8nVKWnA David Lewis, is a member of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde, a descendant of the Santiam, Takelma, and Chinook people of Oregon. He has a PhD from the UO and teaches at…

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June 2021

Elijah Bristow Restoration Meet and Greet

June 29, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Elijah Bristow State Park, 38267 Wheeler Rd, Dexter, OR 97431
Dexter, OR 97431
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Join the Middle Fork Willamette Watershed Council and Oregon State Parks to learn more about the need for restoration in the park, our partnership, and what we hope to achieve. Come and meet staff from Oregon State Parks and the Watershed Council. From Oregon State Parks we will be joined by District Manager Sarah Steele, Park Manager John Mullen, and Park Ranger Sean Stewart. You will also have a chance to meet our new Executive Director Dov Weinman and Restoration…

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Planning for Wildfire: How Land Managers are Working for a Resilient Watershed

June 30, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for a panel discussion on how watershed land managers are working to make our landscape more fire resilient. We will be joined by a Natural Resource Planner at Willamalane, Molly Juillerat, District Ranger for the Middle Fork Ranger District, and Justin Patten, Fire Planning Forester at Oregon Department of Forestry. These experts will discuss how they are working for a fire resilient landscape, how these practices may have changed over the last several fire seasons, and what you…

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September 2021

Elijah Bristow Restoration Walking Tour

September 25, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Elijah Bristow State Park, 38267 Wheeler Rd, Dexter, OR 97431
Dexter, OR 97431
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Join us and Oregon State Parks as we walk the River Trail and talk about the need for restoration at Elijah Bristow State Park. We will walk about a mile and a half and talk about human impacts on the park, where habitat is already healthy, and what restoration might look like on the ground. Our tour guides will be Ka-Voka Jackson, Restoration Projects Manager at the Middle Fork Willamette Watershed Council, and Sean Stewart, Park Ranger at Elijah Bristow…

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Elijah Bristow Restoration Walking Tour

September 28, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Elijah Bristow State Park, 38267 Wheeler Rd, Dexter, OR 97431
Dexter, OR 97431
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Join us and Oregon State Parks as we walk the River Trail and talk about the need for restoration at Elijah Bristow State Park. We will walk about a mile and a half and talk about human impacts on the park, where habitat is already healthy, and what restoration might look like on the ground. Our tour guides will be Ka-Voka Jackson, Restoration Projects Manager at the Middle Fork Willamette Watershed Council, and Sean Stewart, Park Ranger at Elijah Bristow…

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October 2021

Oakridge Great Willamette Cleanup

October 17, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Over the past 18 months, the Willamette River and many other places in our great outdoors have experienced record usage in terms of visitors and recreation. Unfortunately, this has lead to a lot of trash and debris left behind. Your river needs you more than ever! Sign up and volunteer with us, the City of Oakridge, the Southern Willamette Forest Collaborative, and Willamette Riverkeeper on October 17th at Greenwaters Park for a land-based volunteer day. Please wear weather-appropriate clothing, pack…

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Elijah Bristow Restoration Walking Tour

October 23, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Elijah Bristow State Park, 38267 Wheeler Rd, Dexter, OR 97431
Dexter, OR 97431
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Join us and Oregon State Parks as we walk the River Trail and talk about the need for restoration at Elijah Bristow State Park. We will walk about a mile and a half and talk about human impacts on the park, where habitat is already healthy, and what restoration might look like on the ground. Our tour guides will be Ka-Voka Jackson, Restoration Projects Manager at the Middle Fork Willamette Watershed Council, and Sean Stewart, Park Ranger at Elijah Bristow…

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Elijah Bristow Restoration Walking Tour

October 26, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Elijah Bristow State Park, 38267 Wheeler Rd, Dexter, OR 97431
Dexter, OR 97431
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Join us and Oregon State Parks as we walk the River Trail and talk about the need for restoration at Elijah Bristow State Park. We will walk about a mile and a half and talk about human impacts on the park, where habitat is already healthy, and what restoration might look like on the ground. Our tour guides will be Ka-Voka Jackson, Restoration Projects Manager at the Middle Fork Willamette Watershed Council, and Sean Stewart, Park Ranger at Elijah Bristow…

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November 2021

Wild and Scenic Film Festival

November 16, 2021
$10

A CELEBRATION OF OUR ENVIRONMENT! For the third year in a row, we are joining with our partners at the Upper Willamette Stewardship Network to host the Wild and Scenic Film Festival. This festival tours the country inspiring environmental activism and a love for nature–through film. Each festival is unique, our selection of films were chosen by the Upper Willamette Stewardship Network to address issues important to our community. We will be holding a live virtual event again this year,…

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December 2021

Eggs-to-Fry Fish Reselease

December 10, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Clearwater Park, 2400 Clearwater Lane
Springfield, OR 97478
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Calling kids of all ages to help us release our Spring Chinook fry at Clearwater Park in Springfield! As part of the Eggs-to-Fry program we have been raising about 100 salmon in a tank at our office, and it's now time to release them into the Middle Fork Willamette River. Join us anytime between 1:00 and 2:30pm at the Clearwater boat ramp to release a fry of your own. We will have all the tools you need to release them,…

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