Our Community

Oregon’s natural resource agencies, policy makers, natural resource stewards, scientists, educators, students, and residents.


The Institute for Natural Resources and the Institute for Water and Watersheds (INR-IWW) are engaged in a number of multi-agency and multi-institutional efforts.

  • Governor’s Natural Resources Cabinet
  • Oregon Geographic Information Council
  • Science Management Team
  • Integrated Water Resources Strategy
  • Climate Change Adaptation Framework
  • Department of Land Conservation and Development IMMI
  • Sage Grouse Conservation Project (SageCon)
  • Oregon Coast and Marine Data Network (OCMDN)
  • Willamette Aquatic Invasives Network (WAIN) 
Federal and Regional
  • Pacific Northwest Cooperative Ecosystems Study Unit
  • Colorado Plateau Cooperative Ecosystems Study Unit
  • U.S. Geological Survey External Research
  • U.S. Geological Survey State Water Resources Research Institute Program
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Institute for Water Resources
  • Western Landowners Alliance
  • Integrated Data Management Network
  • Western Invasives Network (WIN) 
  • National Council for Science and the Environment
  • National Natural Heritage Program Network
  • National Institutes for Water Resources
  • Consortium of Universities for the Advancement of Hydrologic Science (CUAHSI)
  • DataONE
  • USGS Protected Areas - US
  • National Park Service Vegetation Inventory 
  • National Ecosystem Services Partnership
  • Collaboration for Environmental Evidence
  • iMapInvasives