Links & Resources
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Education & Outreach
We're available for presentations to your homeowners' association, CPO, or other organization.Education and Outreach is one of the CRBC's main action areas.
Planting native trees and shrubs is one of the best things you can do to help the environment! Restoring riparian areas on your property will also benefit you through increasing the land's value and keeping it from washing away.It's important to plant natives!
What can I do to make a difference?
There are plenty of ways you can help keep our watershed healthy.Come to a work party!
Pesticide Reduction Campaign
Pesticides can be tracked into your house on shoes and toys!Did you know...
We foster partnerships for clean water and to improve fish and wildlife habitat and the quality of life for those who live, work and recreate in the watershed.
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August Olallie Highlands HikeLearn More & RSVP »
Join us for a guided watershed hike!
If you've wanted to explore the upper Clackamas but haven't been sure where to start, considering taking a hike with the Clackamas River Basin Council this spring and summer.
For the April and May low elevation tours, we will meet at the site. Maps will be posted on our website soon. For the last three high elevation tours, meet at the Clackamas River Ranger District—595 NW Industrial Way, Estacada, at 8:30 a.m. All tours lead by CRBC Board member Bryon Boyce.Bring plenty of water, a camera, bug spray, and a lunch. Be aware that temperatures in the upper watershed are cooler than down below, and wear appropriate footwear.RSVP to attend by emailing Becki at firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 503‐303‐4372 Ext. 101. Detailed information about each hike is available here.
Apply to Attend the Youth Watershed Summit!
Do you know a student in 10th-12th grade who would like to learn more about how to make a difference in the Clackamas Watershed while having lots of fun in an inspiring outdoor setting? Consider attending the Youth Watershed Summit, presented by the Network of Oregon Watershed Councils. The Summit will be held at Silver Falls State Park August 25-28th. Click here for more information about the application process, or contact Becki Walker, Education and Outreach Coordinator.
Ride with us on the Tour de Clack!
On June 30th at 9:00 a.m., we'll be hosting the second annual free Tour de Clack restoration-themed bicycle ride. Riders will convene at the Riverside Day Use Area at Milo McIver Park in Estacada, and depart on either a 30- or 50-mile loop through the watershed. Participants can expect to see beautiful views of the upper Clackamas watershed, learn about the projects of CRBC, and have a great time! To learn more, click here.
Congratulations, Award Winners!
Congratulations to the individuals honored at our Clackamas Celebration May 16, 2013.
The National Charity League, Rennie Squier of Delano Farms, Ivars Steinblums, Tom McAllister, Mark Campbell, and Michael Karnosh were honored with certificates in recognition of their efforts to preserve and restore the Clackamas watershed and educate others about the region's natural history.
Dick Jones was presented with the Thalweg Award for his support of CRBC, Earlean Marsh received the Outstanding Support Award for her role in implementing the Silent Auction, Michael Weinberg received the Stevens River Watch Award for his involvement in generating Basin Action Plans and restoration projects, and Todd Alsbury received the Cole Gardiner Stewardship Award for his technical assistance to the Council.View All Announcements