Pacific Lamprey in the Clackamas River

Pacific Lamprey in the Clackamas River Thank you to CRBC Board Member Nick Ackerman for contributing this post. The start of summer means that Pacific Lamprey are on the move in the Clackamas River. Lampreys are a strange looking fish at first sight. Eel-like with a round suction-cup mouth and sharp teeth; pores instead of

NOAA Fisheries Services Investing $1.2M in CRBC Habitat Restoration Projects

NOAA Fisheries Recommends $3.8M in Funding for Clackamas partnership projects,$1.2M to fund projects along the Clackamas River May 1, 2023 Clackamas, OR – On April 22nd, 2023, NOAA Fisheries Services announced its intent to award $3.8M for fisheries restoration projects to the Clackamas Partnership, a Focused Investment Partnership of more than 15 Portland metropolitan organizations.

City Nature Challenge

Community science for all! Starting today, April 28, until Sunday, May 1, 2023, Oregon will join more than 400 global cities for the City Nature Challenge. This annual competition encourages all to observe and record as many plant, fungi and wildlife species around you as you can. Take observations at home, at school, your local park

Rain Garden Workshop: April 12 and May 13

Come learn how to manage your storm water and protect our watershed Residents are invited to join the Clackamas River Basin Council on April 12th and May 13th for a Rain Garden Workshop series to learn how to install a rain garden in their yards to soak up storm water. in a new tab)

Revegetation at Bonnie Lure State Recreation Area

Revegetation at Bonnie Lure State Recreation Area The Clackamas River Basin Council is working on a project at Bonnie Lure State Recreation Area to improve native fish and wildlife habitat. Our goals at Bonnie Lure State Recreation area are to eradicate invasive plant species and revegetate with diverse native plant communities for healthy fish and

Survey Results

Thank you to all who took our 2023 Survey to Better Serve You. Congrats to Linda who won our prize! The Clackamas River Basin Council is dedicated to providing our community with the resources and activities that are most impactful to those we serve – YOU. The results from this survey will inform our future

2023 Grants available for landowners to improve habitat and waterway health

Grants of up to $15,000 offered to landowners for waterway projects benefitting aquatic species, wildlife or waterway health. Landowners are required to partner with a watershed council, soil and water conservation district, or tribe to submit applications. Landowners also must create competitive projects and keep up with reporting and maintenance requirements. To figure out which