Earth Day Turns 50

Earth Day Turns 50

Reflections from Stephanie Wagner, LOSN and OLWC Board Member Knowing that you love the earth changes you, activates you to defend and protect and celebrate, — Robin Wall Kimmerer in Braiding Sweetgrass On April 22, 1970 rallies and teach-ins were held across...

MLK Days of Service

On Martin Luther King Jr. weekend 2020, Oswego Lake Watershed Council will be honoring MLK Jr’s legacy with two days of service. We are hosting a planting event on Saturday, January 18th and an Ivy pull on Monday, January 20th. See the event details and RSVP links...
#LoveYourWCs

#LoveYourWCs

#LoveYourWCs Watershed Councils work with our community members, building a sense of place while together stewarding the land and water. This giving season, we’re collaborating to encourage each of you to connect with the Portland Metro area Watershed Councils where...

Westlake Oak Woodland: Restoring a Vanishing Habitat

The Westlake neighborhood, which was created in the 1980s, is graced with mature oak trees in private yards and green spaces. Many of the homes in the neighborhood back up to the wooded open space, which was left undeveloped when the houses were built in order to...
Welcome Jack Halsey, OLWC Coordinator

Welcome Jack Halsey, OLWC Coordinator

Jack Halsey (jack@oswegowatershed.org) joined Oswego Lake Watershed Council in September 2019 as the new Coordinator. Jack grew up in Oregon and began working with watershed councils in 2013 as a Fish Passage Intern with the Johnson Creek Watershed Council. Jack...