Coronavirus Update:

April and May events with the Council are currently pending as the situation with the COVID-19 pandemic continues to develop. This could extend into June or later depending on recommendations by the CDC and the state of Oregon. Please check back on this page, on our Facebook page, and/or contact us for updates.

Cancelled: Planting at Skunk/Alder Creek

Due to the coronavirus, the planting event at Skunk/Alder Creek on Friday, March 20 has been cancelled. We will keep you updated on ways to volunteer at this site in the future.

Willamette Riverkeeper

Join Willamette Riverkeeper every second or third Thursday of the month to help clean up the Willamette! They provide all the supplies, you provide the helping hands. For more information, check out Willamette Riverkeeper.

People in front of raft on river
Help clean up the Marys and Willamette Rivers!

Board Meetings

The tentative 2020 schedule for the Marys River Watershed Council Board of Directors Meetings can be found below. Unless otherwise indicated, the Board Meetings will be held on the third Wednesday of the month from 6:00pm to 7:30pm at Philomath City Council Chambers, 980 Applegate Street, Philomath, OR 97370. The meetings are open to the Board, staff, and the public. All are welcome.

·         Wed. April 15, 2020 – will likely be held over videoconferencing

·         Wed. May 20, 2020 – possible videoconferencing

·         June – no Board Meeting

·         Wed. July 15, 2020

·         Wed. August 19, 2020

·         September – MRWC Annual Celebration, location and date to be determined

·         Wed. October 21, 2020

·         Wed. November 18, 2020

·         December – MRWC Holiday Open House, location and date to be determined

We will do everything possible to keep this information up-to-date; however, the times, dates, and/or locations of the Marys River Watershed Council Board Meetings are subject to change or cancellation without notice given unforeseen circumstances, shifts in schedules, or other conflicts in the use of the location. We encourage guests that plan to attend to reach out in advance at to confirm meeting information. 

If you need time on the agenda, please reach out at least 1 week prior to the meeting.

Spirit of the Marys: Silent Auction & Solstice Celebration

The Council will be hosting our first annual silent auction event on June 20th, 2020 at 4 Spirits Distillery. Click here for more information!