Volunteer with Salmon Watch

It’s not too late to volunteer with the McKenzie Watershed Council and that Salmon Stewards of Lane County in support of Salmon Watch. We student Salmon Watch field trips nearly every day until Thanksgiving! Time is running out and we really need your help! Please join us and share your time and expertise! Sign-up by visiting our Salmon …

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Cabela’s Outdoor Fund Supports Field-Based Education for Local Students

Cabela’s Outdoor Fund has awarded the McKenzie Watershed Council (MWC) $1,300 to support environmental education efforts with local area middle school and high school students. The principal focus of the education program is to provide a hands-on, inquiry- and field-based education centered in watershed assessment, monitoring and enhancement projects for students. The MWC is partnering …

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Join us for our next Naturescaping Workshop

Come learn about how to save time, money, and energy on maintaining your yard while protecting water quality and enhancing fish and wildlife habitat.  Learn about planting the ‘right plant’ in the ‘right place,’ controlling invasive species, reducing chemical use, building healthy soil and more. Light refreshments will be provided and participants may enter a …

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Inaugural Salmon Celebration Success!

We enjoyed the picture perfect late summer weather for the Inaugural Salmon Celebration held on Saturday, September 20th. Almost 170 people came out to celebrate the return of salmon to our local rivers and streams! Several Spring Chinook splashed their way up the fish ladder into the creek before giving visitors a demonstration of spawning behavior, kids and adults …

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Watershed Facts

We’re amazed at the wonders of our watershed and want to share some watershed facts with you. The main stem McKenzie River is about 90 miles long and the total area of the watershed is about 1,300 square miles. The source of the main stem is near Clear Lake in the Cascade Mountains. The unique geology …

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McKenzie Watershed Alliance
P.O. Box 70166
Springfield, OR 97475