Follow These Waters
River, lake and slough paddling await explorers on the Lewis River-Vancouver Lake Water Trail, a 32 mile water trail that connects the Lewis River in Woodland to Vancouver Lake and the Lower Columbia River Water Trail.
Fishing and Foraging
Health of Water
Aquatic invasive plants and clams
All boaters and paddlers can help protect local waterways from invasive clams and weeds! This website shows you how to check your boat before you launch in a new river of lake.
Ever wonder about the safety of your drinking water? The Environmental Working Group has scoured the data from 31 million state water records, and has created this handy database to show us what is in our drinking water. Enter your zip code to see what's coming out of your tap.
Water's Walk through Hanford
This creative, fictional account of a water drop’s travels through the Hanford nuclear site is rich in facts, history, and actions you can take to help clean up Hanford.
Nature in Your Backyard
This comprehensive online tool helps you pick the right one native plants for your yard based on soil and location. This is also a great tool to help identify wildflowers you see on your hike.
Plants and Wildlife
Amphibians don't get enough love! This interactive website has data about all species identified by the community, including photos and information about all the frogs and salamanders in your area.
If you are interested to know what important fish and wildlife habitat exists in Oregon, this interactive map tool, helps you search for them. The tool is a bit tricky to use, so click the tutorial button for help.
Many salmon populations are "threatened" species on the Endangered Species List. Learn about all the bird, plant, amphibian and fish species and how you can help.