About Us

Our Partners

To all our organizational, agency, and community partners, we thank you!

  • Funding Partners
    Bureau of Reclamation
    A federal agency under the U.S. Department of the Interior, which oversees water resource management, specifically as it applies to the oversight and operation of the diversion, delivery, and storage projects that it has built throughout the western United States for irrigation, water supply, and attendant hydroelectric power generation.
    Tualatin Soil & Water Conservation District
    We're here to help Washington County residents with sustainable, productive, and healthy ways to care for the land and water.
    Clackamas County Soil & Water Conservation District
    Clackamas SWCD works cooperatively with landowners to conserve natural resources for use today and by future generations.
    Clackamas County Water & Environment Services
    Clackamas Water & Environment Services produces clean water and protects water quality for more than 190,000 people living and working in Clackamas County.
    Clean Water Services
    We are a water resources management utility that combines science and nature to clean water and return it to the Tualatin River, so it can be used again.
    City of Lake Oswego
    Lake Oswego is a city in the eastern portion of the Tualatin watershed. In 2019, the population of Lake Oswego was 39,127. Lake Oswego is primarily in Clackamas County, but has portions that extend into neighboring Multnomah and Washington counties. Lake Oswego was founded in 1847 and incorporated as Oswego in 1910.
    Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board
    The Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board is a state agency that provides grants to help Oregonians take care of local streams, rivers, wetlands, and natural areas. The agency is led by an 18-member citizen board drawn from the public at large, tribes, and federal and state natural resource agency boards and commissions.
    Joint Water Commission
    The Joint Water Commission (JWC) is the primary drinking water supplier in Washington County, Oregon, and is responsible for treating, transmitting, and storing potable water for about 450,000 customers.
  • Organizational Partners
    The Wetlands Conservancy
    The Wetlands Conservancy is the only organization in Oregon dedicated to working in partnership with communities statewide to permanently protect, conserve and restore Oregon’s greatest wetlands. In collaboration with public and private sector partners, we have conserved some of Oregon’s greatest wetlands within the Oregon Central Coast, Harney County and the Willamette Valley.
    Tualatin Riverkeepers
    Tualatin Riverkeepers is a community-based organization that protects and restores the Tualatin River watershed. We build watershed stewardship through engagement, advocacy, restoration, access, and education.
    Tryon Creek Watershed Council
    The Tryon Creek Watershed Council restores, protects and enhances the ecological health and function of our unique urban watershed.
    Oswego Lake Watershed Council
    The Oswego Lake Watershed Council is a non-profit, non-regulatory organization established to improve the condition and health of the Oswego Lake watershed.
    Trout Unlimited
    We bring together diverse interests to care for and recover rivers and streams, so our children can experience the joy of wild and native trout and salmon.
    Network of Oregon Watershed Councils
    The Network of Oregon Watershed Councils supports the work of watershed councils by increasing council capacity, representing councils with key partners and funders, and convening council staff and board members to learn from each other.
    Columbia Land Trust
    Columbia Land Trust conserves and cares for the Northwest places you love—the places that provide all of us well-being and an unrivaled quality of life.
    The River Starts Here
    The Regional Coalition for Clean Rivers and Streams, a partnership of public agencies in the Portland-Vancouver metropolitan area, is dedicated to educating the public about the impact of stormwater runoff pollution on the health of our rivers and streams. We can do a lot at home to reduce our impact.
    4-County County Cooperative Weed Management Area
    The 4-County CWMA is a collaboration amongst a number of organizations, agencies and non-profits all dedicated to combating invasive weeds across the region.
  • Municipal & Agency
    Oregon Department of Forestry
    To serve the people of Oregon by protecting, managing, and promoting stewardship of Oregon's forests to enhance environmental, economic, and community sustainability.
    US Forest Service
    The United States Forest Service (USFS) is an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture that administers the nation's 154 national forests and 20 national grasslands. The Forest Service manages 193 million acres (780,000 km2) of land. Major divisions of the agency include the Chief's Office, National Forest System, State and Private Forestry, Business Operations, and Research and Development.
    Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife
    Protecting and enhancing Oregon's fish and wildlife and their habitats for use and enjoyment by present and future generations.
    Oregon State University Extension
    OSU Extension partners with communities in every county of Oregon to provide information, services and expertise to meet local challenges and help every Oregonian thrive. We are committed to creating positive change through programs and providing spaces where each person feels safe and welcome.
    Natural Resources Conservation Service
    NRCS helps America’s farmers, ranchers and forest landowners conserve the nation’s soil, water, air and other natural resources. All programs are voluntary and offer science-based solutions that benefit both the landowner and the environment.
    Tualatin Hills Parks & Recreation District
    THPRD provides year-round recreational opportunities for people of all ages and abilities. Offerings include thousands of diverse classes, more than 95 park sites with active recreational amenities, 70 miles of trails, eight swim centers, six recreation centers, and 1,500 acres of natural areas.
    Washington County
    Washington County is part of the greater Portland metropolitan area. Washington County as of 2019 has a population of 601,592, making it the Oregon’s second most populous county. The County seat and largest city is Hillsboro. The Tualatin River and its drainage basin are almost entirely within the county, with the county mirroring the size and shape of the Tualatin watershed.
    Multnomah County
    Services for seniors and disabled people, animal services, assessment and taxation, bridges, community justice, courts, elections, health, jails, libraries, marriage licenses and passports, school and community partnerships.
    Clackamas County
    Clackamas County is part of the greater Portland metropolitan area. In 2019, Clackamas County had a population of 418,187. The county is in the eastern most portion of the Tualatin watershed. The County is considered part of the Portland metropolitan area.
    Department of Environmental Quality
    The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality is the chief regulatory agency of the government of the U.S. state of Oregon responsible for protecting and enhancing the state's natural resources and managing sanitary and toxic waste disposal.
    Bureau of Land Management
    The Bureau of Land Management's mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations.
    Whether your roots in the region run generations deep or you moved to Oregon last week, you have your own reasons for loving this place – and Metro wants to keep it that way. Help shape the future of the greater Portland region and discover tools, services and places that make life better today.
    West Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District
    We are a publicly funded special district conservation organization. We help residents of Multnomah County west of the Willamette River, all of Sauvie Island including the Columbia County portion of the Island, and a portion of the Bonny Slope region of the Tualatin Mountains in Washington County.
    We monitor, assess, and conduct targeted science research so that policy makers and the public have the understanding they need to enhance preparedness, response, and resilience.
  • Community Groups
    Washington County Small Woodlands Association
    Washington County Small Woodlands Association is a chapter of the Oregon Small Woodlands Association (OSWA) that represents small woodland owners who own between 1 and 5000 acres of land with trees growing on their property. We provide our members with opportunities to get together with others with similar interests, resources for current information and technologies, and representation to the state legislature, state agencies, and state boards and commissions.
    Stimson Lumber
    Stimson Lumber Company is one of the oldest continuously operating integrated wood products companies in the United States.