Partnership for the Umpqua Rivers
Partnership for the Umpqua Rivers (PUR) is a nonprofit, non-government 501(c)3 voluntary corporation that is charged with restoring and enhancing water quality and fish habitat within in the Umpqua Basin in Southwest Oregon.
PUR (formerly the Umpqua Basin Watershed Council Inc.) is an organization established and recognized by the Douglas County Commissioners. Incorporated May of 2000, the council includes a broad representation of various local interest groups. Council members are working toward effective, efficient, and doable management solutions for clean water and healthy native fish populations.
PUR helps develop and perform watershed improvement projects within the basin on a variety of land ownership's. We work to locate funding and technical assistance sources to make on-the-ground projects affordable for everyone interested, as well as technically sound. The council hopes to provide education about the complex and ever-growing concerns for water quality and fish, by providing educational field tours and events.
For more information about PUR, visit the PUR Web site