Plant-A-Tree Day Fall 2019

  Only days after moving in to their new residence halls at Oregon State, 12 freshmen Honors College students joined MRWC at Pioneer Village in Philomath on September 23rd to enhance the riparian habitat along Greasy Creek. The event was … Read more »

Festival Latino

    A blend of cultures came together on Sunday, September 15th for Festival Latino at Monteith Park in Albany. The annual event featured musical and dancing performances, food specialties from Mexico and South America, and a community resource fair. … Read more »

Cold Rain, Warm Smiles at 2019 Annual Celebration

Over 80 Oregonians braved the heavy rain on Sunday, September 9th to join in the 2019 Marys River Watershed Council Annual Celebration. An intrepid group of watershed enthusiasts joined Kathleen Westly, MRWC’s Education and Restoration Project Manager, for a before-dinner … Read more »

Friends & Family Night at McMenamins!

Date:    May 29, 2018 Time:   5pm ’til closing Place:  McMenamins Corvallis Pub 420 NW Third St., Corvallis This is the night to grab your family and friends (even your furry ones!) and head to McMenamins Corvallis Pub! A … Read more »

Let’s Pull Together! Saturday May 19th

Let’s Pull Together to remove weeds from the places we love! On Saturday, May 19, 2018 bring your friends, your family, your group, and join in at any one of our six Let’s Pull Together locations! Our site coordinators and on-site … Read more »

Oregon Approves Lamprey Creek!

At its Saturday, June 27th meeting in Newport, Oregon, the Oregon Geographic Names Board unanimously approved the name “Lamprey Creek” for the unnamed Oak Creek tributary that originates in the Skyline West Neighborhood.  Board members were very complimentary about the … Read more »

Where is Lamprey Creek?

Representatives of OSU, Corvallis Sustainability Coalition’s Water Action Team, Marys River Watershed Council and local non-profit Freshwaters Illustrated have teamed together to name an unnamed tributary to Oak Creek. The creek, just over 3 miles long,flows through Martin Luther King, … Read more »

Jeremy Monroe, Freshwaters Illustrated

Pacific Lamprey Decline Steeply

Ancient, eel-like fish plays crucial role in river ecology “Lampreys are delightfully bizarre fish — and vastly underappreciated for the role they play…in ecosystems.” Center for Biological Diversity Pacific lampreys are ancient animals, emissaries from the Paleozoic era. For 500 … Read more »