Watershed Stories

Why We Taught YouTube Influencers to Plant Trees

Sarah Dyrdahl, MFWWC Executive Director, was deemed a "Tree Planting Expert" by MrBeast

This month we did a super fun, outside-the-box planting event with a couple of YouTube celebrities, and now the epic-ness of that effort is unfolding before our … continue reading →

Partnerships and the Next 20 Years

Artist’s depiction of a verbal presentation at the biannual Within Our Reach gathering 2018. Photo Credit: 2018 Fred Joe / www.fredjoephoto.comMembers of the Willamette River Advisory Group showcase objects important to them at one of their planning meetings in 2018.Staff… continue reading →

The Outdoor School Experience

Erika Coyer is the Youth Education Coordinator at the Middle Fork Willamette Watershed Council. As part of this role she helps coordinate the annual Outdoor School in Oakridge, Oregon as well as facilitating the Watershed Ranger and Stewards programs.

As … continue reading →

Living and Breathing Restoration

Audrey Squires is the Restoration Project Manager at Middle Fork Willamette Willamette Watershed Council. She joined the council in September 2016. Audrey holds a Masters degree in Water Resources and brings enormous passion to her work as an avid outdoor … continue reading →

Native Foods Nursery

Native Foods Nursery is an Oregon mail-order nursery located in Dexter, OR that focuses on carrying select native, edible plants of Western North America. Their resilient perennials have been carefully chosen for greatest edibility and landscape beauty, as well as … continue reading →

Trees and Water: An Oregon Watershed Love Story

This post was written by Kathleen Guillozet of the Bonneville Environmental Foundation and Willamette Model Watershed Director.  This blog was originally published on the One Tree Planted website as part of their spotlight on reforestation in Oregon.

First, a definition:… continue reading →

Lamprey Harvest at Willamette Falls

Michelle Emmons served as the education and outreach coordinator from 2014-2017 for the Middle Fork Willamette Watershed Council before moving on to start a new business model combining outdoor stewardship and adventure guiding in the Willamette Basin. 

A few necesary… continue reading →