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.”

For details on any upcoming event, contact our office at 541-672-7065

June 12th -  Castle Rock Hike

Hike with us to the headwaters of the South Umpqua into the Rogue-Umpqua Divide Wilderness, which is Included in our Crater Lake Wilderness Area proposal.

June 18th -  Elliot State Forest Hike

We’re hiking with Cascadia Wildlands to discuss the history of the area, including the fight to save it from being clear-cut.

July 15-17  -Annual Twin Lakes Youth Wilderness Campout! Contact katrina@umpqua-watersheds.org to RSVP. Space is limited.

Summer hikes!

Stay tuned for the release dates of our summer hike schedule!

October 8, 2016

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

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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