Browse the documents that guide our future-building process.
View the foundational document from which we have begun to build a Willamette River Network. This blueprint brings into focus the roles the network will play, the partners it will engage and how it will function.
Watch a Sept. 2018 webinar in which WRI Director Allison Hensey unveiled the final blueprint for a Willamette River Network.
Get an overview of our plans to build upon the successes of the Willamette River Initiative with a new Network to support continued collaborative action for a healthier Willamette.
Mission, Vision, Values, Goals and Roles
Learn about the draft vision, values and goals identified by our advisory group to guide a future Willamette River network, and how the network will work strategically to realize a shared vision for healthy rivers and healthy communities.
Watch a recording of a June 2018 webinar during which WRI Director Allison Hensey unveiled a draft blueprint for a new network to support river health efforts in the Willamette Basin.
Watch a recording of an April 2018 webinar during which WRI Director Allison Hensey discussed draft concepts for a new entity to support the Willamette restoration movement.
This visual aid depicts the framework for a collaborative regional network, plus a timeline for development, launch and maturation of the network over the next several years.
This document depicts a possible organizational structure for the new network, including its staffing structure, governing board and the role of a funding council and action teams.
This documents outlines our hopes for the network-planning process.
Meet the team of advisors who helped envision this new organization.
View our planning timeline.
Our Willamette partners have been deeply involved in the conversations that led to this planning effort. Look back on key takeaways from past planning conversations.
Why a network? This memo provides context about how WRI’s model of support for the Willamette conservation community has worked, and why it’s important to continue the investment.
What will this network do? Read this document to get a glimpse of the core services our partners and advisory group hope this network can provide.
In order to assess our community's future needs, it's helpful to know which efforts the Willamette River Initiative previously supported. This document provides an brief overview of what WRI funded.