Links to other organizations and research  

Below are some additional resources. For more detailed information, see the other pages of this website:

Watershed education and outreach resources

Agricultural Communications Documentation Center. A literature collection developed at the University of Illinois, containing more than 16,000 documents related to communications in agriculture and the human and social dimensions of agriculture.

Oregon Sea Grant's Watershed Education Page.

Tips On Land and Water Management for Small Acreages in Oregon. A brochure presenting basic information on grazing, weed control, soil types, irrigation, fencing, stream health, riparian areas, wildlife habitat, forest management, etc. Available from the Oregon Association of Conservation Districts, c/o Washington County SWCD, (503) 648-3174.

Urban Watershed Institute. Provides multidisciplinary professional training in watershed management for people who "plan, design, construct, restore and maintain the urban landscape." Recent classes focused on biological monitoring, stream ecology, wetlands plant identification, erosion and sediment control.


Watershed Weeks (Oregon Sea Grant)

The Dirt!'s calendar of events - "Connecting people to the environment through timely information and resources"

Sources of Historical Information

Oregon Historical Society 
1230 SW Park Avenue
Portland, OR 97205-2483
Fax: 503-221-2035

Oregon State Archives
800 Summer St. NE
Salem, OR 97310
(503) 373-0701 ext. 1

Southern Oregon Historical Society
Research Library
106 N. Central Avenue
Medford, OR 97501-5926
(541) 773-6536

Special Collections
Knight Library
University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-1299
(541) 346-1906

Multnomah County Public Library
The John Wilson Room houses rare books and historical information; also see the Multnomah Public Library's Homework Center: Oregon History for more history links

State Agencies and Information

Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife
Oregon Department of Forestry GIS data and tools
Oregon Department of Forestry
Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Resources
Oregon Natural Heritage Program
The Oregon Plan for Salmon & Watersheds
Oregon State Revised Statutes
Oregon Water Resources Dept.

Federal Agencies and Information

BLM, Oregon and Washington
Code of Federal Regulations
Congressional Record
Endangered Species Act text
The Federal Register
National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS)
NMFS Guide to the 4(d) Rules
Nonpoint Source Pollution State and Federal Initiatives and Agencies
Pacific Fishery Management Council

US Army Corps of Engineers, Portland district
US Forest Service
US Geological Survey
USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service

Other Organizations

  • For the Sake of the Salmon - provides lists of watershed organizations, information on conducting assessments, networking opportunities, technical information, and more.
  • The Watershed Management Council - "a nonprofit educational organization dedicated to the advancement of the art and science of watershed management"
  • Watershed Professionals Network
  • 1000 Friends of Oregon - a nonprofit group whose mission is to "protect Oregon's quality of life through the conservation of farm and forest lands, protection of natural and historic resources, and the promotion of liveable communities."


Research Projects

Created by Jennifer Gilden.  All links checked and updated February 25, 2003.