The mission of the Bear Creek Watershed Council is to foster collaborative efforts that maintain, protect, and restore the Bear Creek watershed - an integral part of the Rogue River Basin.
The Bear Creek Watershed Council seeks to restore cool, clean, fishable, and swimmable streams throughout the watershed. We envision all people who live in the watershed working together to protect the health of the watershed while fostering a strong economy and community.
The Bear Creek Watershed Council has partnered with local videographer/producer Ralph Bowman and the OR Dept. of Fish & Wildlife to produce a short video that will be shown locally on Southern Oregon Public Television (Channel 8 in the Rogue Valley). The video will be seen in 5 counties (Jackson, Josephine, Curry, Douglas, Klamath, and some parts of Lakeview and Siskiyou) as a filler between programs. Thanks Ralph Bowman and SOPTV!
Link to You Tube: “Bear Creek Drought 2014”
|TO REPORT A SPILL OF ANY KIND|
|CALL Oregon Emergency Response System (OERS) at 800-452-0311|
Learn more about the proposed merger between BCWC and three other Rogue basin watershed councils:http://www.upperroguewatershed.org/rogue-river-watershed-consolidation-information.html
The Bear Creek Watershed Council will merge its corporation to become part of the Rogue River Watershed Council as of 1/1/15. Stakeholders in the Bear Creek watershed have indicated an interest in continuing monthly meetings at the same time and place as the BCWC meetings. These will now be meetings of the “Bear Creek Watershed Working Group” of the Rogue River Watershed Council. The BCWC phone, email, list serve and website will remain operational and a source of communication within the Bear Creek watershed during this transition time.
NEXT SPEAKER at Bear Creek Watershed Working Group Meeting
Monday, January 12, 2015, 8:30 am
Medford City Hall, Lausmann Annex, Conference Room 151
2014: Bear Creek: The Year In Review
The talk will be a summary of high and low points for fish and fish habitat during the drought year of 2014. Some new opportunities will be discussed along with stewardship needs. The audience will be asked to provide additional anecdotes that should be captured and recorded for historic purposes, such as observations on which streams dried up, and when.
Presenters: Dan VanDyke, Rogue District Fish Biologist, OR Dept. of Fish & Wildlife
For more information, to add an agenda item to this meeting, or if you have suggestions for future presentations,