The Sandy River Watershed Council seeks a creative Community Engagement Specialist. This person will inspire community members towards basin-wide stewardship in the Sandy River and its tributaries. The Community Engagement Specialist develops and implements communications strategies via digital and in-person engagement.
During the 2018-2019 planting season this partnership planted 2,250 native trees and shrubs, removed 1,200 square feet of invasive plants, and engaged 215 community and student volunteers.
In 2019 we completed one of our largest projects yet on the Sandy; the Sandy Salmon Floodplain Reconnection Project.
With the mainstem Columbia now closed to Chinook, coho, steelhead and sturgeon, metro anglers are focusing their efforts on the […]
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. […]