Our annual Timberline to Troutdale Cleanup events in September are the most fun way to give back to the Sandy, and they’re free!
Mt. Hood Community College, the Sandy River Watershed Council and other partners are preparing to complete planned parking lot improvements as part of the Salmon Safe initiative to enhance water quality and habitat on the College’s Gresham campus. Funded entirely by local and regional grants, the series of engineered rain gardens, swales, and stormwater filtering planters will clean and capture millions of gallons of rainfall from parking lots G and H, at the north edge of the campus entrance.
Three years ago, our first Sandy River levee removal project took place on Columbia Land Trust (CLT) property near Brightwood. […]
Construction has begun adjacent Clackamas County’s Barlow Wayside Park to restore salmon habitat while reducing downstream flooding risk. The project […]
The Sandy River Watershed Council is pleased to announce the location of our new office space. We’ve moved to Likowski Hall on the campus of St. Aidan’s Episcopal Church in Rockwood, next door to Gresham’s Nadaka Nature Park.
A lot of amazing wildlife calls Beaver Creek home. Some of these animals are expected to live in or near this urban and agricultural creek, like crayfish, great blue herons, treefrogs, and beavers. Others have surprised some of us a bit over the years by living so close to a city, like salmon, eagles, otters, and mountain lions. One rare animal amazed us when we discovered that it was living here right alongside us: the Oregon slender salamander.