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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. The numbers are still being crunched but we estimate that we were able to raise nearly $33,000 to support our organization,...
Green Jobs Training Program
The 2019 Green Jobs Training Program has officially started! Check back for updates, and see what we've been up to below. March 30th 2019 The Green Jobs Training Program cohort completed their third activity, Low Impact Development Approaches (LIDA). Tony Gilbertson from...
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,...
Happy Birthday To Us!
2019 is our 30th year anniversary! We are ecstatic to have been serving the Tualatin River watershed and its communities for the past three decades. This year will be full of celebratory events, giveaways, raffles, lots of opportunities to explore the watershed, and of...
Urgent Comment Period - Our Native Fish Need Your Help!
Clean Water Services (CWS) and the Bureau of Reclamation are seeking a fish passage waiver for the proposed new Scoggins Dam. The new dam will be placed 2.89 river miles downstream of the current dam. An official improvement project for Scoggins Dam has not yet been selected,...