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Sherman County Area Watershed Council ® PO Box 405, 302 Scott Street, Moro, OR 97039  Phone: (541) 565-3216 ext 101
Sherman County Area Watershed Council Mission Statement

The Sherman County Area Watershed Council strives to promote and protect the natural resources of not only Sherman County, but also all the areas included in our watershed drainages by including a broad and diverse representation of geographic and natural resource interests in the watershed and to work collaboratively with people, businesses, and communities to develop and carry out voluntary on the ground watershed restoration activities. This board of directors believes that cooperation between State of Oregon and Federal agencies, public interest groups, and land owners / operators is of the utmost importance in achieving the goals of the council. We will continue to work for not only better soil and water conservation practices, but also for a better understanding between all parties concerned with the protection of our natural resources.  

Upcoming Events:

October 11: Indigenous Peoples Day, Service Center Closed

October 25: Comments Due for Lower John Day Working Group Integrated Water Resource Plan  

November 11: Veterans Day, Service Center Closed

December 14: Watershed Council Board Meeting, 8 am, OSU Extension Conference Room

Contact Us

Fall is a great time to get caught up on projects! 
Call us with any projects or ideas you want to talk 
more about. We still have funding for Oregon Watershed 
Enhancement Board small grants (grants up to $15,000). 

Call the office at 541-565-3216 ext 101 to learn more. 

The Lower John Day Working Group Place Based Planning group has drafted the Step 5 Report: Integrated Water Resource Plan

We are now in the public review phase of this effort and are asking the community to give us their thoughts and comments on the draft report. This is a locally led, voluntary, and non-regulatory water resource planning effort. Become a part of the process and have your voice heard by providing your input.

Get a copy here or at
To submit comments and questions contact:
Hannah Fatland
Sherman Area Watershed Council
541-565-3216 x101