The Partnership 

The West Willamette Restoration Partnership (WWRP) is a coalition of engaged volunteers, community groups, landowners and organizations working to conserve and enhance the forests and natural areas of SW Portland. Our Partnership supports habitat enhancement and stewardship efforts in southwest Portland’s Willamette River subwatersheds to provide a key link in the wildlife corridor connecting Forest Park and Tryon Creek State Natural Area. 

Our Network

Our network of Partners form one united group. We initiate projects as a Partnership and get behind each others' projects to lend support. Within the Partnership, there are different levels of involvement, with all levels being essential for the Partnership to function efficiently and effectively. See our network of Partners below. 

Any organization or individual can join the partner network with a commitment and investment to the mission and values of the WWRP. 

Core Partners
The Core WWRP Partners regularly attend Quarterly Partnership meetings and provide funding and administration of the Partnership to maintain organizational capacity and enable coordination of on-the-ground restoration work, outreach efforts, data/research management, and fundraising in the corridor across public and private land.

City of Portland 

Bureau of Environmental Services

West Multnomah

Soil & Water

Conservation District

City of Portland

Portland Parks & Recreation

Columbia Land Trust

Friends of Marquam Nature Park

Westside Watershed Resource Center

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Friends of Terwilliger

Oregon Health & Science University

Backyard Habitat Certification Program

Educational Partners
WWRP’s educational Partners include Portland State University, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland Community College, and Lewis & Clark. These educational partners manage on-going research projects in the corridor, provide mentorship to students working on WWRP projects, and provide regular classroom opportunities to learn in the corridor.

Portland State University

Pacific Northwest College of Art

Portland Community College

Lewis & Clark College

Regional Partners
Regional Partners include peer networks and the WWRP corridor neighbors Forest Park Conservancy, Friends of Tryon Creek, Tryon Creek Watershed Council, and The Intertwine.

Forest Park Conservancy

Tryon Creek Watershed Council

SW Trails


Friends of Tryon Creek

The Intertwine

Wisdom of the Elders Workforce Development Crew


Community Engagement Liaisons


Friends of Riverview 

Friends of Gabriel Park

Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership

Project teams consists of collaborative teams of individuals and organizations that manage projects in the WWRP corridor. Participants vary by the needs and priorities of the projects. 

Do you think your organization might be a good fit for the partnership?

Follow the link below to a short application describing how your organization would like to be involved with WWRP work

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