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Board members are a crucial component of the UNWC and we need more! If you have or would like to gain board experience, if you want to become more involved in the community, or if you have something to offer as a stakeholder in the Upper Nehalem watershed, join us.

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Oak Ranch Creek Project Completion

After years of planning, the Oak Ranch Creek restoration project was completed in September. A new open-bottom culvert installation under Apiary Road near mile marker 16 corrected damage from the flood of 1996 and replaced a narrow culvert that had blocked 75% of fish passage. The new structure restored natural stream functions and made 7 miles of premier spawning, rearing, and refuge habitat accessible.

A big thank you to the Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board and Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife for the grant funding and for work performed Kynsi Construction, Columbia County Road Department, Lower Columbia Engineering and CONTECH!

Upcoming Events

  1. Vernonia Wetland Cleanup with SOLVE

    March 21 @ 8:30 am - 11:30 am
  2. UNWC April Annual Meeting

    April 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  3. UNWC May Board Meeting

    May 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  4. UNWC June Board Meeting

    June 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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There are no projects out for public bid at this time.

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The whales are swimming North... stirring the ocean all along the way...

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This is the very end of the whale season here in Kauai. Now that their babies have been raised in our safe warm waters, they will be getting ready to make their voyage north. The mothers have been fasting for months, losing almost 1/3 of their body weight, but they need to make sure that their calfs are strong enough for the journey that lies ahead. Soon enough they’ll be in Alaska feasting once again! #hawaiiwhales #whale #whales #hawaii #kauai #kauaihawaii #kauailife #animals #ocean #sealife #dronephotography #dronevideo #dronewhales 📸: Uheheu

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Kathryn Parsons submitted this #PhotoFriday image to our photo page. Have you sent us your pictures of Oregon's forests yet? ...

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