Down the River Mini Cleanups

We Cleaned 22-Miles of our Scenic Clackamas River Contributed by Matt Taylor with We Love Clean Rivers Thanks to all of the kayakers, canoers, drift boaters, rowers, SUP’ers, divers (SCUBA and free), cookout volunteers, and dedicated sponsors and partners for making Down the River Mini Cleanups very successful. With over 50 participants over four days,

Recap: Annual Watershed Celebration

Thank you to all who participated! The Clackamas River Basin Council recently hosted our 20th Annual Clackamas Watershed Celebration and we are so grateful to all those who participated! Proceeds from the Clackamas Watershed Celebration support the CRBC’s work to further our mission protecting and restoring the Clackamas watershed for fish, wildlife and people. About the 20th

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