Klamath Watershed Partnership Mission

To conserve, enhance and restore the natural resources of the Klamath Basin, while ensuring the long-term sustainability of the regional economy and local communities.

Who is the Klamath Watershed Partnership?

The Partnership is a community-based organization that provides watershed education and restoration in the Upper Klamath Basin. A diverse Board of Directors includes members of the Tribal, agricultural and conservation communities, as well as representatives of eight local working groups. Together they help direct the activities of the Partnership in ways that sustain, not only the ecosystem, but also local economies.

The Partnership is involved from start to finish in a wide range of large and small voluntary restoration projects throughout the Basin. The project begins when a landowner contacts the Partnership with an interest in restoration work, such as riparian fencing to help reduce stream bank erosion, screening diversions, or a new irrigation system that uses water and power more efficiently. Staff from the Partnership then works closely with them to design a project that fits with their values and also pencils out economically for them. Learn More>


2013 Klamath Watershed Annual Report>
2012 Klamath Watershed Annual Report>


Related Reports and Findings:

Geomorphology and Flood-Plain Vegetation of the Sprague and Lower Sycan Rivers,
Klamath Basin, Oregon
This report summarizes all aspects of the study. Click here to read the report.

Restoration of Dry Forests in Eastern Oregon:
A Field Guide
To download a copy of the field guide visit:

Evaluating Stream Restoration Projects in the
Sprague River Basin
Click here to read the report

Stretching Water in the Sprague River Valley
By: Dani Watson

Click here to read the report

Proposed Upper Klamath Basin Comphrehensive Agreement
Visit to read the agreement.


Want to Help the Klamath Watershed Partnership earn donations!

You can help the Klamath Watershed Partnership earn donations just by shopping with your Fred Meyer Rewards Card! Fred Meyer is donating $2.5 million per year to non-profits in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington, based on where their customers tell them to give. Here's how the program works:

- Sign up for the Community Rewards program by linking your Fred Meyer Rewards Card to the Klamath Watershed Partnership at You can search for us by our name or by non-profit number 82253
- Then, everytime you shop and use your Rewards Card, you are helping the Klamath Watershed Partnership earn a donation!
- You still earn your Rewards Points, Fuel Points, and Rebates, just as you do today.
- If you do not have a Reqards Card, they are available at the Customer Service desk at any Fred Meyer store.
- For more information, please visit

Thank you from the Klamath Watershed Partnership



If you are in need of tree protectors for your small tree saplings, please contact the Klamath Watershed Partnership at, and we can make arrangements for pickup.

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Free Teacher Workshop on Birds and Their Habitats

WHAT:  Birds and Their Habitats in the Klamath Basin - Workshop is primarily a field experience empowering educators to feel confident bringing children outdoors on local trails using binoculars and field guides (while keeping the NEXT GENERATION in mind). You will gain knowledge of the basics of birds and their habitats, be able to identify at least five common birds and have resources for the future.

WHEN:  Saturday, September 13, 2014  Time:  10:30 - 4:00  (flexible end time; please inform instructor)

WHERE:  OUTDOORS on local trails that are fun and easy.  Start/ End Fremont-Winema National Forest Service, Klamath Ranger District Office, 2819 Dahlia Street, Klamath Falls, located behind Burger King.  Park behind the building. Carpooling to field sites encouraged.

WHO:  Informal and formal educators.  Adults that support many learning styles. Adults that wish to teach how birds are a gateway for further learning in English Language Arts, Math, Career-Related Learning, Technology, Social Studies, Science, Art, and Physical Education.
Instructor:  Ellen Minichiello, Klamath Watershed Partnership Great Outdoors Alliance Educator.   Sponsored by The Gray Family Foundation in collaboration with The Great Outdoors Alliance, comprised of the Fremont-Winema National Forest, Klamath Watershed Partnership, Klamath Basin Audubon Society, Klamath Lake Land Trust, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and City of Klamath Falls Park Department.

Provided:  Good quality binoculars for participants in limited supply.  If you have your own, please bring them.  FOOD PROVIDED for morning gathering and easy to pack if you choose for additional lunch food.

WHAT TO BRING: Water bottle, lunch, hat, light-weight long pants and long-sleeves, layered clothing for predicted weather and comfortable walking shoes.  Also bring your curiosity and questions that will guide your own teaching objectives.

HOW TO REGISTER:  Call Ellen Minichiello 541-891-1273  ANYTIME (yes, weekends).Leave message with your email address.Free Teacher Workshop on Birds and Their Habitats