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

Weatherize your pipes!

Our friends at the Clackamas River Water Providers share how to prepare for temperatures in the teens and 20’s expected December 22 – 23. Temps this low can cause major problems if you have not taken the proper precautions to protect and insulate the plumbing in your homes and businesses. The Clackamas River Water Providers

Wildfire Recovery

CRBC, along with our partners Clackamas Soil & Water Conservation District, Clackamas River Basin Council, Pudding River Watershed Council, and OSU Extension Service, has received funding to assist landowners whose properties were impacted by the 2020 Riverside and Beachie Creek Wildfires. The Riverside Fire started in the Mt. Hood National Forest Clackamas River Ranger District

CRBC Brings Virtual Reality into the Classroom!

The Clackamas River Basin Council is excited to announce the Clackamas360 Virtual Watershed Tour – a custom watershed health education program now using virtual reality Oculus Go headsets in the classroom! Local teachers interested in bringing a two-day watershed health experience to their classrooms please email or call us at 503-303-4372 or amy@clackamasriver.org. About the

Orchard Summit Cleanup: Done!

We cleaned an illegal dumpsite along Trillium Creek Several years ago the Clackamas River Basin Council completed a Shade Our Streams project at Orchard Summit, a beautiful streamside along Trillium Creek in Damascus, OR. We removed invasive weeds and planted native trees and shrubs in the creek’s riparian area to help stabilize the creek bank,

CRBC is Hiring!

Employment-CRBC IS HIRING! The Clackamas River Basin Council (CRBC), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, working to 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. CRBC is led by a Board of Directors representing 21 interest groups, which works closely

2022-23 Shade Our Streams Properties

Two Shade Our Streams Properties in 2022 With funding from a Water Environment Services RiverHealth Stewardship grant, the Clackamas River Basin Council is restoring six acres of riparian habitat at two new sites in 2022-23. Conserving and restoring urbanized watersheds is one of the critical challenges of modern ecology. Urban rivers and streams face unique