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Columbia Slough Watershed Council


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

Noticias del Columbia Slough

Fall Fundraising Campaign with Give Guide!

Fall Fundraising Campaign with Give Guide!

Nov 1 kicks off our campaign for community support to keep connecting people to water, wildlife and the restoration of the Columbia Slough.
Donate here!

We are excited to be included in Willamette Week’s Give Guide for the 2nd year.  For a donation of $10 or more you will not only support our staff and our mission, you will also be entered to win gifts* from our business community supporters!

Give Guide 2018 Prizes


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Many thanks to Wendy Stamberger of The Stamberger Company for designing our Henrietta logo!

New Special Volunteer Positions NOW AVAILABLE!

CSWC is currently looking for individuals to fulfill two special volunteer positions. Please see the position descriptions below for more information and how to apply.

Volunteer IT Specialist

Position Summary: Support Columbia Slough Watershed Council staff with their IT systems by maintaining and improving systems, including website management and windows networking. Volunteer support in this area is critical to the success of the organization!
Duration: Early November 2018 - Spring 2019 (flexible)
Hours: 2-7 hours per month
Find full position description and application instructions here: Volunteer IT Specialist.   

Volunteer Fundraising Leader

Position Summary: Promote CSWC’s involvement in Give Guide through social media, contacting community members, distributing gift incentives to donors, and assisting in the preparation of a Give Guide promotional fundraising event. 
Duration: November 5th, 2018 - January 10th, 2019
Hours: 2-4 hours/week
Find full position description and application instructions here: Volunteer Fundraising Leader.

Apply today!

Now recruiting Slough School volunteers for Fall!

Now recruiting Slough School volunteers for Fall!

Assist Slough School staff in facilitating hands-on programs for students to learn about the history and ecology of the watershed, its organisms, and the human effects on the area. If you enjoy time in the outdoors and working with youth, this is a great opportunity for you!  Learn more about Slough School and our volunteer team by reviewing the full position description.

Apply today!

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

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