Slough News

Here’s what’s new in the Slough!

For more information about Council events and programs please contact our staff at 503-281-1132 or email


Fall Stewardship Education Intern position currently open.

Tuesday July 22, 5:54pm

Slough School Education Intern Position Open

The Slough School Education Intern will prepare and deliver field-based educational and stewardship programs and classroom-based educational presentations to K-12 students attending schools within the Columbia Slough Watershed.  She/He will also collaborate on weekend community stewardship events and assist with general council activities.
Position closes August 11th at 4 PM.  Application requirements and position description here

Please contact Sheilagh Diez, Education Director, for more information. .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Regatta Registration Open!

Monday June 02, 11:30pm

Join us out on the water August 3rd from 9 AM - 1 PM for a paddle on the Columbia Slough.  Discover this beautiful hidden waterway by kayak or canoe!  Registrations are open for participants to rent a boat from the council or to bring their own.  Spots are going fast, register today!  To learn more visit our event page.

Connecting the Community to the Watershed

Monday June 02, 3:24pm

Learn about our work in the Columbia Slough Watershed.
Pro bono video production by Jeff Ball.

Scene and Heard: Slough Celebration!

Sunday March 09, 11:01am

Slough Celebration makes the news! Oregon Live highlights the Awards Celebration event.  Click here to view the article.

Register Your Fred Meyer Card to support the slough!

Monday March 03, 5:50pm

Are you a Fred Meyer customer? Support the Slough just by getting groceries! Fred Meyer is donating $2.5 million each year - up to $625,000 each quarter to community organizations - make this support go to work for your watershed! All you have to do is link your Rewards Card and use it when you shop at Fred Meyer. By registering your card you are helping decide what these funds support.

To register your card visit:  Register and then add Columbia Slough Watershed Council as your Community Rewards organization. Search for organization number: 83957

Questions?  Give us a call at: (503) 281-1132 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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