South Fork John Day Watershed Council

Advice from a River - Go with the Flow. Immerse yourself in nature. Slow Down and Meander. Go around the obstacles. Be thoughtful of those downstream. Stay Current. The beauty is in the journey. - Ilan Shamir

Ongoing Programs and Projects


  • Juniper Removal
  • Upland Water Developments
  • Aspen Enhancements
  • Forest Health
  • Noxious Weed Control
  • Riparian Restoration
  • Instream Restoration


  • Ephemeral Draw, Spring and Aspen Inventory 
  • LIDAR Coverage
  • Instream Design 
  • Upper South Fork Bioassessment 
  • JDBP Upland Prioritization 


  • Lake Creek Outdoor School 
  • Grant County Natural Resource Camp
  • Watershed Tours
  • Landscape Scale Restoration 

150 East Main Street, Suite 102 | John Day, Oregon 97845 | 541-620-5739