In the Ecological linkages between birds, water patterns, and vegetation Project, the relationships between nesting and migratory shorebirds, seasonal water patterns, and vegetation will be monitored in the Harney Basin to inform upcoming restoration work. It is expected to begin (March 2024) and be completed by (February 2027).
Funding for these grants, awarded by the OWEB Board, comes from the Oregon Lottery, and Federal Pacific Coast Salmon Recovery funds provided by the National Ocean and Atmospheric Administration.
Since 1999, the Oregon Lottery has provided over $525 million to OWEB’s grant program that helps restore, maintain, and enhance Oregon’s watersheds. Combined, the Lottery has earned nearly $15 billion for watershed enhancements, public education, state parks, and economic development. For more information about the Oregon Lottery visit www.oregonlottery.org.
For additional information about this project contact (Teresa ‘Bird’ Wicks, firstname.lastname@example.org). For additional information about OWEB and its grant programs, contact Eric Hartstein at email@example.com. A listing of all awarded grants is available at: www.oregon.gov/OWEB/Documents/2023-Oct-Board-Awards.pdf