Thank You and Happy Holidays!

The holiday season brings out the best in all of us. It’s a great time for sharing stories of the past and dreams about the future. Winter is when hot cider and cookies taste the best, and for the Marys … Read more »

Time for Change

As summer winds down and the air starts to cool, it is again a season for change.  After 6 wonderful years with Marys River Watershed Council, I am stepping out of my Executive Director’s role.  I will be taking a … 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 »

Saying Goodbye…and Hello!

Our Fiscal & Office Manager has been enticed away by LBCC, where she will be teaching accounting this fall.  We are beginning the process to find another great numbers person to keep our books and help us tell our restoration … Read more »

2015 Annual Meeting & Celebration!

Save the date for Marys River Watershed Council’s Annual Meeting and Celebration, to be held September 13th at Harris Bridge Vineyard, on the banks of the Marys River! We will feature Harris Bridge’s fine dessert wines, and other local brews … Read more »

Workshop Float Trip

Watershed Workshop for Teachers

Marys River Watershed Council is partnering with Institute for Applied Ecology, Greenbelt Land Trust and Corvallis 509J School District to host a field-based watershed workshop, August 24th through 27th.  The four-day workshop will provide foundational watershed science skills, introduce a … Read more »

Mill Race sign

Rediscover the “Fischer” Mill Race

On Saturday, May 30th, from 1 to 4 pm there will be a guided tour of the South Corvallis Mill Race, which once powered Fischer’s Flour Mill and a series of industrial enterprises on the banks of the Willamette River. … Read more »

“Lamprey Creek” Goes to the Names Board!

Contributors to this post include Luke Shultz (Oregon Cooperative Fish & Wildlife Research Unit) and Gabe Sheoships (Heritage University). On June 27th, “Lamprey Creek” will get a hearing before the Oregon Geographic Names Board, and will be one step closer … Read more »