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 email@example.com.
Noticias del Columbia Slough
Meet Our Interim Executive Director: Jamie Stamberger!
We are excited to welcome Jamie as Interim Executive Director of the Columbia Slough Watershed Council! Jamie has 11 years’ experience in collaborative development, implementation and evaluation of watershed education and enhancement programs. Jamie founded Stamberger Outreach Consulting in 2012 to provide consulting services to governments and nonprofits seeking to improve watershed health. Her clients have included watershed councils, soil and water conservation districts, city and county governments, and state extension services. Before launching Stamberger Outreach, Jamie worked for six years as Healthy Streams Program Coordinator at the City of Gresham, Oregon coordinating the City’s rain garden program, downspout disconnection program, stream enhancement projects, landowner partnerships, school programs, and grant writing and reporting. Jamie has a B.S. in Conservation from Kent State University with a focus on aquatic ecology. She has extensive training and experience in community based social marketing, environmental education, mediation and facilitation, and is an alumna of the CDE Environment 2042 Leadership Program which focuses on promoting inclusive engagement in the environmental field. Jamie lives in the watershed and loves gardening, camping, and hammock naps. She is originally from a tiny town in Ohio and has lived in Portland since 2006.
Looking for a service opportunity for your business or community group?
Did you know that Columbia Slough Watershed Council offers group volunteering experiences throughout the calendar year? Your group is welcome to join us this Winter for Stewardship Saturdays, our outdoor restoration events or in 2018 for events like Explorando, Regatta, or Aquifer Adventure. Group volunteering is a great way to build camaraderie, get exercise and serve your community - join us!
For more information, get in touch with our Volunteer Coordinator, Kirk Fatland.
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: www.fredmeyer.com/communityrewards Register and then add Columbia Slough Watershed Council as your Community Rewards organization. Search for organization number: 83957