House Votes to Protect Southwest Oregon Rivers from Mining

Washington D.C., Feb 26 — By a 227 to 200 vote, today the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Southwestern Oregon Watershed and Salmon Protection Act, (SOWSPA) amended to  House Bill 803, the Protect America’s Wilderness and Public Lands Act. SOWSPA, introduced...

Protect the North Fork Smith!

Watershed Stories from the Smith River Alliance Newsletter Protect the North Fork Smith! Add Oregon Headwaters to the Smith National Recreation Area!! On November 18, 2020, Senator Wyden testified on behalf of Smith River NRA expansion at a hearing on the legislation...

Woman of the Year!

Watershed Stories from the Smith River Alliance Newsletter Woman of the Year! Local Gal Makes Good! “We’re incredibly grateful for the leadership and tireless work of Patty McCleary and the entire Smith River Alliance team. In a year like no other, we were...

Coastal Clean-up Recovers Tons of Trash

Watershed Stories from the Smith River Alliance Newsletter Coastal Clean-up Recovers Tons of Trash Community Delivers on Beach Clean-up! The Del Norte Coastal Cleanup team overcame multiple challenges to organize a successful effort October 17th —- with nearly...

Paddling in Elk Creek

Watershed Stories from the Smith River Alliance Newsletter Paddling in Elk Creek Exploring Elk Creek – an urban stream On a sunny day this Fall, we went for a paddle in the Elk Creek Wetlands Wildlife Area located at the south end of Crescent City.  This...