Rivers Office to close effective June 28th.
It's been our pleasure to provide information about
these remarkable municipal treasures also known
as the Willamette and Columbia Rivers.
Connecting Our Community to Our Rivers
As directed by the City Council, Portland's Rivers Office worked to connect Portlanders to the Willamette and Columbia Rivers and the benefits they provide: ecologic, economic, recreational, and social.
This "Rivers Office" website offers information from a wide variety of sources--governmental, non-profit, and private. Visitors are encouraged to note the sources as they build their understanding of the rivers running through our city.
Meet our Rivers!
Try our River School!
Browse our ever-changing video collection
of river talks about the Willamette and Columbia--
history, ecology, commerce and more!
We’ve also come up with an information kit to help you
get on, along, or into the Willamette! Take a look here!
We've collected Superfund info on a new page--
check it out here...
including the latest NEWS.
Willamette River Recreation Strategy. The Portland City Council recently accepted the Willamette River Recreation Strategy as the City's guide for river recreation and boating facility planning along the Willamette River in Portland. For more information, click here.
Take a look at what the Willamette's doing right now--
Thanks to TriMet's Bridge Cams!
To see more upcoming events and announcements, click here or on the image above.
Free brownbag talk on June 19th explores changing role of levees in our area.|
Celebrate our returning salmon with some Mother's Day fun at OMSI--FREE!
Free brownbag describes innovative measures being taken to restore our Willamette salmon runs.
Friday, March 15, is the deadline for having artwork in the hands of the judges.
In this month's river talk, Jim O'Connor of the US Geological Survey, describes how new and highly detailed floodplain maps of the Columbia & Willamette are boosting understanding of how our rivers work.