Down the River Cleanup – September 11, 2022

HOW CLEAN CAN A RIVER GET? LET’S FIND OUT. The Clackamas River Basin Council and We Love Clean Rivers are hosting the Down the River Cleanup on September 11, 2022! Volunteers are invited to help us scour the river for trash and litter after a busy recreation season. This is wonderful opportunity to enjoy floating

Sieben Riverbend Restoration Project

Construction is underway! Floaters and boaters may notice construction along the Clackamas River for a six-week period this summer 2022. The Clackamas River Basin Council will be busy working on the Sieben-Riverbend Side Channel Enhancement Project and improving habitat for threatened and endangered native fish species. The project, taking place at the confluence of Sieben

Kingfisher Side-Channel Reconnection Project

Just a stone’s throw from where disc golfers, anglers, campers and park-goers convene at Milo McIver State Park, the Clackamas River Basin Council and their partners have been busy improving habitat for threatened and endangered native fish species. The project, known as the Kingfisher Side-Channel Reconnection project, wrapped up construction in September 2021, which entailed

Stash the Trash Bags are Back!

Free Stash the Trash bags for recreational users on the Clackamas River Clackamas River Basin Council reminds river recreation users to please stash their trash. Every summer, the Clackamas River Basin Council brings out their free reusable bags and stocks them on bags stands at popular recreation sites along the Clackamas River. This year, the

CRBC’s Water Quality Monitoring Resumes

The Clackamas River Basin Council is resuming water quality sampling at several creeks in the Clackamas watershed. Working with the Oregon Dept. of Agriculture and the Dept. of Environmental Quality, CRBC’s Amy Barton gathers water samples, measures flow rates, and monitors stream health every two weeks during spring and summer months. Water samples collected from

Grants available for landowners to improve wildlife habitat and waterway health

Grants of up to $15,000 offered to landowners for waterway projects benefitting aquatic species, wildlife or waterway health. The Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board (OWEB) Small Grant Program provides up to $15,000 in Oregon Lottery funds for individual projects that help restore watershed elements such as creeks, rivers or wetlands. Projects must benefit aquatic species, wildlife

Replant the Riverside Update

Since the September wildfires, the Clackamas River Basin Council has taken an active role in restoration efforts. We are working with the Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District, Molalla River Watch, and Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board to help landowners who were impacted by the Riverside Fire. We are working with the North Santiam Watershed Council

Journey Down the Clackamas With Us!

The Clackamas River Basin Council is proud to present the “Journey Down the Clackamas” Conference, a year-long series of seminars on the resources of the Clackamas River basin. Weíve gathered together an impressive array of engineers, scientists, political leaders, agency officials, educators and others to share their expertise about the Clackamas River basin, including some