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Creek Safety Watch Monthly Advisories – Keeping the Public Safe and Aware of Water Quality Issues

Have you heard Stream Smart partners in a recent interview on the local news or seen a news article in print or on social media regarding bacteria levels in Bear Creek and its tributaries? Every year, starting around Memorial Day, Creek Safety Watch monthly advisories are published by the Rogue Valley Council of Governments (RVCOG).... Continue reading

Help us be part of the “change” for clean water. Join us by rounding up your purchases at the Ashland Food Co-op in June.

Stream Smart - a clean water project was thrilled to be selected as the June 2024 recipient of the Ashland Co-op's Change for Good program. Your donations will help support our educational programs and volunteer activities including the Bear Creek and Rogue River Clean-ups, Adopt-A-River, Adopt-A-Greenway, and Salmon Watch. Visit to learn more! #streamsmartrogue... Continue reading

Reenvisioning Restoration

In 2019, following the Penninger fire in Central Point, restoration practitioners came together to form the Bear Creek Restoration Initiative (BCRI).  BCRI members had collectively been working on restoration for decades, but realized that strategies were changing and an adaptive restoration approach that included fire resiliency, recreation, public safety, a changing climate, managing invasive species,... Continue reading