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By-laws and Guiding Principles

Western Pond turtle on a log with grasses and head raised high. Terry Spivey USDA
Western Pond turtle on a log with grasses and head raised high. Terry Spivey USDA

Meetings

Surveying the banks of the Willamette for invasive species. © C. Durbecq
Scott Youngblood of OPRD, Andy Neill and Maya Goklany survey the banks of the Willamette for invasive species. © C. Durbecq
Willamette Mainstem Cooperative Project Area
This map shows the properties within the project area.

Related Blog Posts

Michael Ahr and Tamra Dickinson going after Ludwigia and Yellow floating heart on the Willamette this past summer.
Notes from the Field: Willamette Mainstem Cooperative in 2021
Troy Abercrombie | October 29, 2021

In April of 2021, Benton SWCD welcomed Michael Ahr as our Natural Resources Conservation Program Manager. Michael immediately hit the ground running as he and his team took on multiple inventories on the Willamette this summer, searching out Ludwigia and yellow floating heart and complementing the work of colleagues from Willamette Riverkeeper.

canoes on the Willamette
State of the Willamette
Laura Brown | September 9, 2021

A compilation of presentations and resources from the 2020 State of the Willamette workshop for Willamette Basin restoration partners to share perspectives on the current state of river restoration practice, science, funding, and ways to improve restoration outcomes from local to regional scales.

Conservation Neighbors: The Mellenthins
Laura Brown | December 29, 2020

Matt and Serene Mellenthin know how lucky they are. Their spot on the Willamette River is their paradise.

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Program Contacts

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Michael Ahr
Natural Resources Conservation Program Manager
541-231-2615 (work cell)
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