Water Resources Education Center

Welcome to the Water Center!

Whether exploring our Website or visiting our beautiful facility overlooking the Columbia River in Vancouver, you'll find a world of information designed to inspire us to become better stewards of our water resources. Teaching people of all ages how to wisely use this important, life-giving natural resource is what Vancouver's Water Resources Education Center is all about.

Reading in the Wild – extended through September

This free outdoor reading series for 3 to 6 year olds, weekly on Thursdays, extended through end of September. We read, and your little ones explore!

September Second Saturday: Birds & Columbia Flyway

This Second Saturday event is part of the annual Columbia Flyway Wildlife Show. Join us for the wood carving show and various bird-related activities. Children can paint little wooden birds or color and learn about different types of birds.

Sturgeon Festival 2016 Rocks: Saturday, Sept. 17

Join us for the 20th anniversary celebration as the Water Resources Education Center recognizes sturgeon and Columbia River ecosystems with a community festival. #SturgeonFestRocks