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The Past and Future of the Tualatin River Basin
Mark Fitzsimons, Outreach and Education CoordinatorMay 31, 2019 Each year, Tualatin Riverkeepers conducts a Volunteer Paddle Trip Assistant training program to prepare volunteers to help participants experience the Tualatin River. Whether the trip’s intent is a slow cruise on...
Staying Safe on the Tualatin River
Summer is here again! We believe everyone should get out and enjoy the Tualatin River this summer but we want to ensure everyone stays safe. Here are some tips and tricks to stay safe while you play in the Tualatin: Do not drink and don't let your pet drink directly from the...
Green Jobs Training Program
he 2019 Green Jobs Training Program has officially started! Check back for updates, and see what we've been up to below. June 15th 2019 Summer is just around the corner and the Green Jobs Training Program cohort is enjoying workshops in some of the beautiful parks around...
Senator Jeff Merkley Video to TRK
April 13th 2019 We were honored to have US Senator Jeff Merkley send us a personalized video recording that addressed all the work and progress we have made over the last 30 years. His speech not only highlights all the success we've had with improving water quality, but he...
A Successful Green Heron Gala!
Our Green Heron Gala annual fundraising event was a HUGE success, because of you! Thank you to everyone who came out and supported us last Saturday, to support our organization, Tualatin Riverkeepers (TRK). We exceeded our fundraising goal making this our most successful...
Save the Clean Water Act!
The Trump administration and Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler announced earlier this month they will be moving forward with their new definition for "waters of the US" under the Clean Water Act. This new definition removes historically protected rivers, streams, lakes,...
​New Prices for Membership and Boat Rentals
Dear Riverkeeper family, We've had to change our prices (which haven't changed since the year 2000!) to reflect the demand on our equipment and gear and to ensure we can continue funding our programs for the community. Below are the new annual membership prices and benefits,...
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