The Columbia Slough Watershed Council is a diverse group of neighbors, property owners, businesses, environmental groups, recreation advocates, and government agencies who work to restore and enhance the 60 miles of waterways known as the Columbia Slough, located in Portland, Gresham, and Fairview. The Columbia Slough Watershed Council is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.
An urban watershed rich in clean water and healthy habitats that supports the needs of fish, wildlife, plants and people.
To protect and enhance the Columbia Slough and its watershed through community engagement, education, and restoration.
Our Racial Equity Vision:
The Columbia Slough Watershed Council recognizes that human diversity is a fundamental strength of our community, that racism and oppression have caused long-lasting and grievous harm, and that this is fundamentally relevant to our work. We must meet our mission in a way that builds equity across cultures and races in order to be successful.
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