OREGON, East Multnomah SWCD – The recently released Census of Agriculture shows that farmland is being lost in the Portland area at a rapid rate. The depletion can be attributed to several factors, including an aging farming population and increasing land costs. Multnomah, Clackamas and Washington counties saw […]
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 […]
OREGON -The East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District has acquired 14 acres next to its Headwaters Incubator Farm on the outskirts of Gresham, enabling the district to serve more would-be farmers.
OREGON – The East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District (EMSWCD) is offering an exciting career opportunity for a dedicated professional to serve as the Chief of Finance and Operations (CFO) for EMSWCD’s Finance and Operations Program.
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.
OREGON – If your yard or garden needs a boost for birds and wildlife, more privacy, or a good windbreak, creating a new hedgerow just might be in your future. Hedgerows not only add interest and beauty, they also improve the biodiversity of one’s yard, garden or property. […]