The Big Float 9

Tom McCall Waterfront Park SW Columbia & Naito Pkway, Portland, OR

Float down the Willamette River Tom McCall Waterfront Park (SW Columbia & Naito Pkwy) Register now

WaterWatch at Patagonia Portland on August 18!

Patagonia Portland 1106 W. Burnside, Portland, OR

WaterWatch will be tabling at a forthcoming Patagonia Portland Happy Hour on Sunday, August 18, from 3-6 PM.  These events are casual, fun, upbeat and often bustling with activity and people, as the Patagonia store is often crowded on Sunday afternoons. WaterWatch staff will be on hand talking to those interested about our mission and generally spreading the good word. ...


17th Annual Celebration of Oregon Rivers

  *** Looking for the 2020 WaterWatch Auction & Livestream Event? Click here! *** _____ Banquet & Auction Benefiting WaterWatch of Oregon Leftbank Annex, 101 N Weidler St, Portland Register now  

“Pints for a Purpose” at Standing Stone Brewing in Ashland

Standing Stone Brewing 101 Oak St, Ashland, OR

Join the WaterWatch Community at Standing Stone Brewing for "Pints for a Purpose" on Tuesday, March 10th! $2 from every pint of beer sold directly supports WaterWatch's work to protect and restore Oregon's rivers! It's not often that you can enjoy beer to support a favorite cause. So, we're excited to say we're a beneficiary of Standing Stone Brewing Company's ...

Summer Webinar Series: John Larison, author of “Whiskey When We’re Dry”

Virtual Event

Join bestselling novelist and former Oregon fly-fishing guide John Larison for an interactive lecture on the creative power of water. John will guide you through a brief history of water's effect on human creativity, from the salty origins of art on the African coast to the enduring role of water in contemporary literature, in his effort to explore the question: ...

Summer Webinar Series: Peter Marbach, photographer and author of “The Big River”

Virtual Event

In this upcoming webinar on Wednesday August 5th at 6:00pm PDT, photographer Peter Marbach will share images, stories, and excerpts from essays from his recent book, “Healing The Big River – Salmon Dreams and the Columbia River Treaty.” In the book, readers are guided on a journey back in time to the origins of the 1,243 mile Columbia River from ...

Summer Webinar Series: Dr. Peter Brewitt, author of “Same River Twice”

Virtual Event

Not long ago, dam removal was perceived as an unrealistic and radical alternative in the river restoration and conservation movement. But within roughly the past two decades, hundreds of removals have happened, with many taking place here in the Pacific Northwest. Dr. Peter Brewitt, a professor of Environmental Studies at Wofford College in South Carolina, has written an absorbing book, ...

Summer Webinar Series: Dave Hughes, Master Fly Fisherman

Virtual Event

Join us to learn from a true master of fly fishing. Dave Hughes will present ten practical tips on how to pursue, think like and catch more trout. Dave's presentation will include great stories highlighting incidents where applying one of these ten tips made the difference out on the water. Anglers of all skill levels will enjoy and benefit from ...

18th Annual Celebration of Oregon Rivers

Online Auction & Virtual Event Benefiting WaterWatch of Oregon Livestream Event: October 24, 2020 • 5:00pm ( Online Silent Auction: October 19-24 ( Click Here to Register Don't miss our Livestream Event on Oct. 24 on the WaterWatch of Oregon YouTube Channel (quick link:! The program includes captivating live speakers, videos, live auction packages, and a paddle raise. Ticket ...

Rogue River Basin Webinar

Join WaterWatch for a webinar about the Rogue River Basin! The first 30 attendees who make an online donation to WaterWatch will receive a copy of Tim Palmer's award-winning book, Field Guide to Oregon Rivers! Award winning author and photographer Tim Palmer will present a slide show of the Rogue River from source to sea. Following Tim's presentation, WaterWatch Board ...