To empower the lasting conservation of fish and wildlife and citizen enjoyment of Oregon’s natural resources. Since its founding, OWF has directed more than $17 million to fish, wildlife and public access projects throughout Oregon.
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In 2015, OWF awarded $106,000 in funding through its small-grant program, offered 11 public presentations throughout Oregon, brokered a historic agreement to begin removing invasive carp from Malheur Lake at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, and raised almost $250,000 to save Sturgeon Lake on Sauvie Island.
“A new generation of Oregonians now enjoys the long-term fish and wildlife projects fostered by Oregon Wildlife Foundation. The Atiyeh family supports this growing public awareness and participation through private-public partnerships. Thank you, Oregon Wildlife Foundation, for your environmental stewardship and philanthropy.” —Tom Atiyeh, executive vice president, Atiyeh International Ltd.
Donors of $100 or more will be entered in a drawing to win one of five prize packages: a year's supply (12 jars) of Bliss Nut Butter and a winter bundle from Forestry Clothing (beanie, t-shirt, sweatshirt).