Tag: East Multnomah SWCD

MHCC to remove pavement to improve water quality

OREGON – Blacktop will be replaced with rain gardens to ameliorate runoff, enhancing salmon habitat…The project also includes the environmental nonprofit Sandy River Watershed Council and funding from Metro regional government, the city of Gresham, East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District, Spirit Mountain Community Fund and the […]

Oxbow Farm listed for sale

OREGON – EMSWCD has listed for sale a farm property currently in its ownership…EMSWCD evaluated a number of options for future use of the property, and determined that a resale of the property would meet the greatest number of objectives in the most cost effective manner.

Working Farmland Protection Program Makes Strides

OREGON – “We are excited to advance our Working Farmland Protection Program with this strategic acquisition,” said EMSWCD Board Chair Rick Till. “This transaction fulfills so many outcomes – buffering neighboring farms from development that could limit their operations, creating exciting prospects for participants in EMSWCD’s Headwaters Incubator […]