Stop the Bull Run Takeover! April 8, 2014
In May, Portland voters will vote on an initiative that would strip the Water Bureau from the City of Portland and create a new water board. WaterWatch strongly opposes this initiative and recommends a “no” vote on Measure 26-156.
Let’s Remove Two of Oregon’s Top Fish Barriers! March 28, 2014
Please ask the Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board to support WaterWatch’s Fielder and Wimer dam removals project on Evans Creek, an important spawning tributary of the Rogue River.
Tell Our Senators: Don’t Let Our Rivers Run Dry! March 24, 2014
Please contact Oregon’s U.S. Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley today and ask them to oppose S. 1630, the “Water Rights Protection Act.” This bill would have serious implications for water management across the country and undermine efforts to improve the health of the nation’s rivers and public lands, including National Parks, National Forests, and National Wildlife Refuges.
Help the Upper Deschutes River! October 25, 2013
This October, extremely low flows in the Upper Deschutes River resulted in a major fish kill, with over 3,000 fish confirmed dead. Unfortunately, the dewatering of the Upper Deschutes is not unique. Draining a river dry can be legal under Oregon water law. Please help us secure the reforms necessary to prevent more fish kills like this.
Support positive change on the Columbia River! October 21, 2013
Please take a few minutes to support hard-won improvements proposed for the next Columbia River Treaty!
Help Safeguard the Columbia River’s Future! August 6, 2013
The United States and Canada are now re-negotiating the Columbia River Treaty for the next 50 years, and your voice can make a difference for the future of the Columbia Basin!
Tell our Senators: Klamath Wildlife Need Water Now! June 18, 2013
Please act now to help the Klamath Basin’s National Wildlife Refuges and restore balance in the Klamath Basin!
Support Fair Fees for Critical Water Right Management! April 16, 2013
Please take a moment to let the Oregon State Senate’s Committee on Environment and Natural Resources know that you support SB 217!
Please Stand Up for Oregon Rivers! April 12, 2013
Please join us in attending a hearing on important legislation at the Capitol Building in Salem!
Be part of Oregon’s Clean, Green Lobby Machine March 18, 2013
Please join us in Salem to take part in the annual Oregon League of Conservation Voters Lobby Day!
Speak Up This Week to Protect the Crooked River! February 19, 2013
Please mark your calendars and make sure to attend one of Representative Greg Walden’s Town Halls this week!
Our 2013 Legislative Priorities February 11, 2013
Learn about our top legislative priorities this year, and show your support for these key initives to better protect Oregon’s rivers and streams!
Help Protect some of Oregon’s Most Beloved Rivers! January 25, 2013
Send a message to your state Senator letting them know that you support SB 401, a bill expanding State Scenic Waterway protections to some of Oregon’s most iconic rivers and streams!
Attend a Town Hall in January to Help Restore the Crooked River! January 9, 2013
Please mark your calendars and make sure to attend one of Senator Ron Wyden’s Town Halls and speak up for the Crooked River!
Save Wildlife at the Klamath Refuges! Sept. 21, 2012
Act now to bring much needed water to prevent parched Lower Klamath and Tule Lake National Wildlife Refuge marshes during the critical fall migration.
Thanks for shaping Oregon’s water future! Sept. 18, 2012
Your comments made a difference and ensured that rivers and streams will get a fair shake in Oregon’s water future!
Protect and Restore the Crooked River! Sept. 13, 2012
Support groundbreaking legislation to help save the Crooked River, its prized redband trout, and its newly reintroduced steelhead!
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