The Upper Grande Ronde River Watershed Partnership is hosting a field trip on April 19 @2:30PM in the Umatilla Forest to learn about the benefits and challenges of natural floodplain restoration projects. Tour sites will include McCoy Meadows. Birdtrack Springs, and Longley Meadows. To RSVP, call or email Dana Kurtz: 541-963-8309, 

Floodplain Restoration Project Tour
WEDNESDAY – April 19, 2023, 2:30PM – 6:30PM
Meet at Hilgard State Park
• Visit 3 restoration project locations
• Project managers will provide action descriptions at each site
• Learn how shallow groundwater storage is an important project objective
• Explore the benefits of functioning floodplains
• Dinner provided!

Project Tour – Outreach Flyer
Agenda – Project Tour

POSTER: Plan to Implementation
VIDEO: Upper Grande Ronde River Watershed Partnership
VIDEO: Place-Based Planning Leadership Partnership

The Upper Grande Ronde River Watershed Partnership is a diverse partnership composed of farmers, ranchers, fish and wildlife advocates, tribes, municipal representatives and Federal and State agencies convened to develop & implement a place-based integrated water resources plan consistent with the State of Oregon’s Integrated Water Resource Strategy and address concerns related to water quality and quantity for both surface water and groundwater within the Upper Grande Ronde River Watershed.