Link to Raffle Prize Items
| Firewise community|
A great source of information for landowners in the wildland urban interface.
| Native Fish Society|
The Native Fish Society is a non-profit organization founded in 1995 whose purpose is to protect and restore native, wild fish and their habitats. Our goal is the conservation, preservation and restoration of wild fish in the Pacific Northwest. We work to establish effective fish management policies based on the latest scientific research, and we encourage the public to get involved in this process.
| Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service|
The Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service (AHPS) provides new information and products provided through the infusion of new science and technology. This service improves flood warnings and water resource forecasts to meet diverse and changing customer needs. This link is to Medford, Oregon area.
| Elk Creek Flow Rates-real time|
This site will show the discharge in cfs at Elk Creek
| Water Quality of Little Butte Creek at Eagle Point|
Hydromet Realtime Data Access of Little Butte Creek at Eagle Point, OR. The Bureau of Reclamation operates a network of automated hydrologic and meteorologic monitoring stations located throughout the Pacific Northwest. This network and its associated communications and computer systems are collectively called Hydromet. Remote data collection platforms transmit water and environmental data via radio and satellite to provide cost-effective, near-real-time water management capability.
Local-City or County Agencies
| Jackson County Integrated Fire Plan|
Jackson County Integrated Fire Plan and maps
| Medford Water Commission|
The Medford Water Commission operates and maintains the water system that delivers high-quality drinking water to around 125,000 Rogue Valley residents. The Commission is an autonomous agency of the City of Medford, Oregon, established through a change in the City's Charter on November 7, 1922. The utility is governed by the Board of Water Commissioners.
| Department of Enviromental Quality|
The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is a regulatory agency whose job is to protect the quality of Oregon's environment.
| Department of State Lands|
Since Oregon became a state in 1859, a little-known fund - the Common School Fund - has provided hundreds of millions of dollars for Oregon public schools.
The Department of State Lands (DSL) manages lands to generate revenue for the fund, and all unclaimed property the department receives is held in the Common School Fund until the owner is located.
| Network of Oregon Watershed Councils|
The Network of Oregon Watershed Councils is dedicated to supporting the work of watershed councils throughout the state by increasing council capacity, improving key relationships and promoting public awareness of watersheds and watershed councils.
Founded in November 2004 by watershed council coordinators and members from throughout Oregon, the Network aims to assist councils by working with our partners to provide tools and services that will make councils even more effective in their local watersheds.
| Noxious Weed Control|
The Noxious Weed Control Program exist within the Plant Division of the Department of Agriculture. The program operates to fulfill part of the Departmentís mission to protect Oregonís agricultural industry and natural resources by preventing and limiting the spread and impact of invasive exotic plant species (noxious weeds) which displace and compete with native and desirable domestic plant species. These invasive plants affect all Oregonians directly or indirectly through impacts on agricultural and forest economies and on other resources such as fish, wildlife, recreation and overall watershed health.
| Oregon Department of Fish & Wildlife|
Mission Statement - To protect and enhance Oregon's fish and wildlife and their habitats for use and enjoyment by present and future generations.
| Oregon Department of Forestry|
Mission Statement - To serve the people of Oregon by protecting, managing, and promoting stewardship of Oregon's forests to enhance environmental, economic, and community sustainability.
| Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board|
The Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board (OWEB) is a state agency led by a 17-member policy oversight board. The Board fosters the collaboration of citizens, agencies, and local interests.
OWEB programs support Oregon's efforts to restore salmon runs, improve water quality, and strengthen ecosystems that are critical to healthy watersheds and sustainable communities. OWEB administers a grant program funded from the Oregon Lottery, as a result of a citizen initiative in 1998, federal funds and salmon license plate dollars. The grant program supports voluntary efforts by Oregonians seeking to create and maintain healthy watersheds.
| Rogue River TMDL's |
This site contains links to Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) and Water Quality Management Plan (WQMP) documents prepared for waterbodies in Oregon designated as water quality limited on the 303(d) list. A TMDL is the calculated pollutant amount that a waterbody can receive and still meet Oregon water quality standards.
| Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board 11th Biennial Conference|
OWEB's 11th biennial conference occurs over a three-day period drawing 350-450 of those actively involved in working to restore and improve Oregonís watersheds.
You should attend the conference if you are a volunteers and staff of watershed councils and soil and water conservation districts; non-profit agencies; regional, state and federal agency employees, contractors, and interested citizens.