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Columbia Slough Watershed Council

Get Involved

Get Involved

There are many ways to get involved with the Columbia Slough Watershed Council. Opportunities vary from attending events and workshops, pulling blackberries and planting native trees, editing our newsletter, or leading paddling trips.

Here are a few ways to connect with us:

Take a Class:

The Columbia Slough Watershed Council offers free classes and workshops throughout the year, including Wetlands 101, Slough 101, and Groundwater 101.

Check out our list of upcoming activities!.

Come Play with us:

Our interest in having fun on the Slough is part of what makes our organization successful. We host paddling trips, tours of the watershed, hikes, and bike rides.

Check out our list of upcoming activities!.

Join Our Mailing List:

The Columbia Slough Watershed Council has an email list that keeps subscribers updated on events and happenings through the watershed. We send out emails a few times a month, and you can unsubscribe at any time. To join the list, click here!

If you’d rather stay involved through twice-yearly mailings to your postal address, contact to sign up for the “snail mail” list.


The Columbia Slough Watershed Council is always looking for volunteers. Please let us know what your interests are.
Learn more here.

Apply for an Internship:

We offer a variety of unpaid and stipend-based internships throughout the year.  Learn more about our program and how you can deepen your positive impact as a member of our team.
Learn more here.

Register Your Fred Meyer Card to Support the Slough

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.