MRWC Board of Directors meets the second Tuesday of each
at Philomath City Hall.
For more information, contact Xan Augerot,
Executive Director at:
H O M E
We inspire and support voluntary stewardship in the Marys River watershed
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A large crowd of friends gathered at Squirrel's Tavern to meet MRWC Staff and Board members, win prizes in a raffle, have a delicous meal from Squirrel's Kitchen, and donate to our watershed council.
A big thanks to a generous donation from Oakshire Brewing, all proceeds from purchases of Watershed IPA were donated to the Marys River Watershed Council
Next REGULAR board meeting scheduled for Tuesday December 9, 2014
Council board meetings are generally held the second Tuesday of each month at Philomath City Hall (980 Applegate Street), and are open to the public. Watershed Council members are encouraged to attend, and all are welcome
For many years, the MRWC has facilitated an opportunity for Philomath Middle School students to get some hands-on learning about wetlands.
Read the article the GT published!
While they don't receive the same respect that other iconic anadramous species like salmon get, these amazing fish also migrate from fresh water out to the open ocean and back again. They formed an important food source for native population, although it is said they are an acquired taste.
Check out this video of LAMPREY SPAWNING on Mosby Creek. Mosby Creek is a tributary of the Row River. The Row River (pronounced like Cow, not tow) is a tributary of the Coast Fork Willamette River.
Placing Large Trees in the Creek!
Have you seen video of helicopters placing logs in Rock Creek yet?
Note: the link will take you away from the MRWC web site to another site.
On February 13, 2012, MRWC Chair Thom Whittier gave a talk at the Corvallis City Club about the Marys River Flood of 2012.
For more information on the Corvallis City Club, see www.cityclubofcorvallis.org
Have you donated to MRWC yet? Donations support MRWC's mission. Because MRWC is a tax-exempt non-profit corporation, all donations are tax deductible to the maximum extent allowed by law. Until the MRWC has a way to donate online, please consider mailing a generous donation to:
Now you can even donate online!
A MRWC project was featured on an episode of Oregon Field Guide.
This project included efforts to preserve rare native oak savannah & prarie habitats in the Cardwell Hills areas. as well as Kinkaid's Lupine to improve habitat for Fenders Blue and Tayor's Checkerspot Butterflies.
NOTE: Our office hours are generally 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday. If you are coming from a distance, please call in advance, as we are frequently out in the field or at meetings.
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