Dedicated to the protection and restoration of the Umpqua Watershed and beyond through education, training, advocacy and ecologically sound stewardship.

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Protecting the Best and Restoring the Rest since 1995.




Your support is much appreciated and needed to ensure that industries and agencies are accountable for their actions whilst providing opportunities for youth and adults to appreciate the outdoors and the wilderness.

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“Protect the Best and Restore the Rest.”

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August 21-27

Crater Lake Hike Bonanza. A week of hiking and camping within our proposed Crater Lake Wilderness Area. Register HERE!!!

ATTENTION!!! WE ARE EXPERIENCING TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES! If the link provided above does not work…please contact us at 541-672-7065 or 541-580-4208 RSVP.

September 24

Annual Mt. Thielsen Hike!

October 8

The 7th annual Umpqua Brew Fest at the Douglas County Fairgrounds.

October 18

Join us for a presentation by outdoor author Tim Palmer at 7pm at the Douglas County Library.

Read our Summer newsletter here

Mar 2015

Umpqua Watersheds celebrates it’s 20th anniversary

On March 14, 2015 Umpqua Watersheds had it’s 19th annual banquet to celebrate 20 years of conservation, restoration, and education in the Umpqua valley.

Apr 2015


We received funding from the Walmart Community Grants Team  and Bessie Minor Swift Foundation for our Oregon Youth Conservation Crew and Science Friday education programs.

Twin Lakes, Crater Lake Hiking bonanza, and more!

July has been a month of outdoor adventure and fun! UW took 20 youth and 15 volunteers backpacking, swimming, and hiking at Twin Lakes from July 17-19. July 18 marked the annual River Appreciation Day celebration, and UW partnered with Oregon Wild July 18-24 to lead hikes around the proposed Crater Lake Wilderness Area.

Jul 2015

Feeling Thankful

The Umpqua Watersheds Board and Staff is beyond grateful for our grant funders, sponsors, volunteers and members. We thriving because of YOU! Thank you!

Jan 2016

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Climate Stewards

The Science Friday class at McGovern Elementary School completed their Climate Stewards project this month. Check out their awesome research here!

Apr 2016