River Initiative Wins Award

10/25/12——The Willamette River Initiative of Oregon has been awarded the 2012 Thiess International Riverprize for excellence in river management. The award, presented Oct. 9 in Melbourne, Australia, is worth $300,000, according to the International River Foundation. READ FULL STORY ::


Willamette River Wins International Prize

10/10/12—Gazette Times—The International River Foundation based in Brisbane, Australia deemed the Willamette River winner of the Thiess International Riverprize, an award that recognizes sustainable programs in river management. The Willamette River Initiative entry was submitted by Portland-based company Meyer Memorial Trust and is a group of organizations that aims to improve watershed health in the Willamette Basin. READ FULL STORY ::


Meyer Trust Awards $1.3M in March

04/17/12—PORTLAND BUSINESS JOURNAL—The Meyer Memorial Trust awarded nearly $1.3 million in grants to a dozen nonprofits in the northern Willamette Valley in its March funding round. March recipients are: Bonneville Environmental Foundation, Portland, $180,000 to manage the Willamette Model Watershed program. READ FULL STORY ::


Trickle Down Effect: Model Watershed Projects Restore Headwater Streams in Hopes of Improving Conditions Throughout the Willamette Basin

11/13/11—GAZETTE TIMES– Tisa Wecht lives on a tidy 52-acre farm on Shotpouch Creek, a rural haven tucked away in a sweet stretch of valley bottom outside the tiny Lincoln County community of Burnt Woods. READ FULL STORY ::