The effort has been bolstered by funding from the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, the Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board and the Oregon Department of Forestry.
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Fish and Wildlife Service's Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program, Mary's River Watershed Council, Institute for Applied Ecology, Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board, and many other partners have provided technical and financial assistance to landowners in the project area.
In addition, the seven projects are receiving funding and in-kind support from the Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board, local agencies, watershed councils, and other nonprofits.
22, 2001 Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE:WY), in partnership with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) and Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board (OWEB), is helping improve fish habitat in a mile-long stretch of the upper Siuslaw River between Lorane and Cottage Grove.
Under the deal, Eugene cobbled together the money from three sources: $750,000 from the Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board, $886,000 from the Bonneville Power Administration, and $713,000 in city parks bond measure funds.
Funds for the restoration come from state government sources such as Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board and the Oregon Governor's Fund for the Environment, and from private efforts such as the Bring Back the Natives program of the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation.
The Hagens are also working with the Long Tom Watershed Council, which has grants from the Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board, Meyer Memorial Trust, and Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Restoration & Enhancement Program to pay for habitat improvements, including removing invasive species and replanting with native vegetation.
I am a former trustee of the Nature Conservancy in Oregon and recently was confirmed to the Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board, which oversees the disbursement of some Measure 76 funds.