Applegate Partnership & Watershed Council
Applegate Partnership & Watershed Council

News & Events

Our Critical Climate – Rogue Basin Summit Oct 2015

A summit addressing the urgent climate crisis
confronting the Rogue Basin

 October 13th/14th 2015

Inn at the Commons, 200 N. Riverside Ave, Medford

 We invite your attendance and support.

The intended audience for the event includes elected officials, government department staff, professionals, decision-makers, students, and the general public.

Our ultimate goal is to inspire actions that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions at the regional level and help communities prepare for inevitable regional climate change consequences.

Press Release

Thompson Creek Habitat Restoration Project

Public Tour

Thursday, June 26th, leaving the Applegate Library @ 6:45pm


Applegate, June 19, 2014: The Applegate Partnership & Watershed Council (APWC) has scheduled a public tour of their habitat restoration project on Thompson Creek in the Middle Applegate Watershed. The tour will showcase riparian and in-stream habitat restoration efforts on almost two contiguous stream miles near Thompson Creek Road’s five mile marker.

The project has removed invasive blackberries, replanting with native vegetation, and placed in-stream large wood structures to help enhance habitat for returning salmonids including Coho. The APWC is working with over 10 landowners and local fisheries technical experts on this phase of our Thompson Creek project. The restoration efforts will provide increased shade through the riparian plantings, decreased water temperatures, increased in-stream habitat including spawning gravel, escapement/cover, improved water quality, and increased in-stream water.

The Thompson Creek valley provides important agricultural and natural resource habitat. The APWC is working with the landowners to provide improvements that benefit both our local agriculture and the natural resources. We hope you will join us on our Public Tour on Thursday, June 26th. We will leave the Applegate Library (18485 N. Applegate Rd, Applegate) at 6:45pm and begin our tour at the county bridge near the five mile marker.


Predictive Services Summer 2014 Outlook, June 2nd

Link to pdf


Rogue Basin Action Plan for Resilient Forests and Watersheds in a Changing Climate

The Rogue Basin Action Plan for Resilient Forests and Watersheds in a Changing Climate is up! It can be seen at:

Thompson Creek Habitat Restoration Project

The Thompson Creek Habitat Restoration Project is underway.  We have over 10 landowners and almost 2 consectutive miles of creek that will undergo riparian restoration and in-stream habitat improvement projects.  If you would like to participate, donate or just receive more information on how you can be involved, please call 541 899-9982!


Global Releaf is one of our grant funders for the Thompson Creek Project.  Please view the project page by clicking here:  Global Releaf & Thompson Creek


The Network of Oregon Watershed Council has prepared the 2013 Atlas of Accomplishments.  Please view the Thompson Creek article on page 8.  Please view the Atlas of Accomplishments by clicking here:  2013 NOWC Watershed Council Atlas of Accomplishments

NRCS EQIP Program ~ Thompson Cr. Drainage

NRCS EQIP Thomspon Cr Area Printable Flyer
Article_2013_Sept 4_22_12_Forest For EQI[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [153.8 KB]

Jackson County Commissioners Presentation

Every spring the 5 Jackson County Watershed Councils, Upper Rogue, Little Butte Creek, Bear Creek, Seven Basin and the Applegate, make a presentation to the Jackson County Commissioners.  The attached presentation was given on 5/21/13.  We provided the commissioners with a printed copy of all slides, but only presented slides 1-10. 

5/21/13 Presentation to Jackson Co. Commissioners
Presentation provided by the 5 Jackson County Watershed Council Coordinators.
2013.5.21 Commissioners Handouts_smlr.pd[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [5.8 MB]






General Board Mtg:

4th Thursday of each month, 6:30-8:30p

Applegate Library, North Applegate Road

contact Janelle Dunlevy for more information


Aquatic & Riparian Committee Mtgs:

2nd Wednesday of each month, 3-5p

APWC Office, 60 Upper Applegate Rd. Ruch

contact Janelle Dunlevy for more information


Outreach & Educaiton Committee Mtg:

On hold until further notice.


Lecture Series

Winter Lecture: 1/17/17

More information to be provided.


Volunteer Opportunities:

We will have volunteer planting and workshops coming this fall & late winter.  Please check back for more information.


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