There are five active watershed councils covering the largest watersheds. Most recently, a Watershed Coordinating Board was formed to oversee the overall operation of the Area Councils. The Coordinating Board will prioritize watershed projects and input those needs into the Conservation District's Area Plan for technical assistance and funding.

Abbie Forrest, the District's Watershed Coordinator, works with the Coordinating Board and watershed councils to coordinate their activities, provide administrative support, and assist with achieving their goals. Both the Coordinating Board and councils operate under a unified set of by-laws and use an overarching Action Plan based upon resource concerns from all five councils.

Voting council members of the board and councils are appointed by the County. You can use the map link in the lower left corner to find out what watershed you are in. If you are interested in becoming involved, watershed council meeting dates are posted to the right. To be put on a council's mailing list, please contact Abbie. Her contact information is posted below.
A watershed is the area of land that drains into a particular body of water such as a stream, river, lake, or bay.
The watershed includes not only the waterway itself, but also the entire land area that drains to it.
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Watershed map
(Click map to enlarge)

Council Meeting
Schedules
September 13, 2017
6:30 PM
USDA Svc Ctr. Conf Room
The Dalles
The Dalles WS Council
June 27, 2017
6:30 PM
Barlow Ranger District Office
15Mile WS Council
White River WS Council
August 16, 2017
6:30 PM
Mosier Grange
Mosier WS Council

Wasco County Area Watershed Councils

Bakeoven/Buck Hollow WS Council
Abbie Forrest
Watershed Coordinator
541-296-6178 ext102
abigail.forrest@or.nacdnet.net
Coordinating Board
Wasco Co. SWCD
USDA Service Center
2325 River Rd. Ste. 3
The Dalles, OR 97058
Office Hours
Monday thru Friday
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Closed Holidays
Wasco County Soil and Water Conservation District (WCSWCD) prohibits discrimination against its employees, partners, and participants for services and employment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, and sexual orientation. WCSWCD is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Wasco County Soil and Water Conservation District

Welcome!

"-the first stop for all your natural resource needs"
Wasco County Area Watershed Councils
Sep 6, 20217
3:00 PM
USDA Service Ctr., The Dalles
Next meeting TBD
To find out more about each individual watershed council, meeting minutes, and current events, use the link list under "Wasco Co. Watersheds and Councils." For project information, use the link list under "Watershed Projects."
Council Information
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Ph: 541-296-6178 ext 3
Fax: 541-296-7868
wasco.swcd@oacd.org
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Next meeting TBD
FY 15/16 Wasco County Area Watershed Councils Annual Report
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Main
Riverfront
15Mile WS Projects
BO/BH Projects
Mosier WS Projects
TD WS Projects
WR WS Projects
WS Project Archives
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WS & Councils Main
Coordinating Board
BO BH WS & Council
15Mile WS & Council
Mosier WS & Council
The Dalles WS & Council
White River WS & Council
Other Watersheds
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The councils are often treated with presentations by various partner agencies. These can be accessed at the following link to archived presentations.
Council Presentations
Site Map
Annual Tree Sale
Ed & Outreach
Forestry
Newsletter
Resource Links
Soil Health
Urban Conservation
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Summer Celebration
The Dalles Watershed Council is hosting an evening summer celebration on July 26, 2017 for all members of Wasco County Watershed Councils. The event is still in the planning phase and council members will be informed of the particulars (such as place) soon.