The Department of State Lands is now accepting nominations for Wetland, Stream and Partnership Awards. The Land Board’s annual awards honor exemplary, sustainable stewardship of Oregon’s natural resources and lands. Projects completed in 2016 are eligible for nomination.
Since the program began in 2004, honored projects have included dam removals in Linn and Tillamook counties; stream restoration in Wallowa and Union counties, Wilsonville and the Upper John Day watershed; wetland restoration projects in Klamath, Tillamook, Douglas, Multnomah and Lane counties; and recognition of dedicated partner organizations in Bend, Coos Bay and Portland.
The deadline to receive nominations is March 1, 2017.