Intermountain West Joint Venture
Intermountain West Joint Venture


The joint venture partnership model in Oregon has evolved over the years from a single loosely organized network into multiple collaborative efforts addressing the IWJV’s highest conservation priorities—wetlands and sagebrush habitat—through broad-based partnerships involving a wide range of stakeholders.


Ed Contreras

SONEC Conservation Delivery Coordinator

Intermountain West Joint Venture
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Reconnection + Renewal on the Sycan River

An oxbow restoration on a tribally held easement on a working Sycan River ranch is by all means a simple project—but for the partners involved, it’s a glimpse into a brighter future in the Klamath Basin.

What’s Happening In Your State?

The IWJV builds and strengthens partnerships, which are the lifeblood of conservation in the Intermountain West.

Click on a state to learn about State Conservation Partnerships.