OREGON, Benton SWCD — Yesterday, Holly Crosson of Benton SWCD (Corvallis, Oregon) presented an idea on sharing space to the conservation commissions from Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. What is a shared space center? It is a physical place (usually a building or campus) where mission-driven organizations intentionally share […]
OREGON, Hood River SWCD — With both District Manager Jordan Kim and Financial Manager Anne Saxby stepping down from their respective positions at the Hood River Soil and Water Conservation District (HR-SWCD), Heather Hendrixson has assumed the role of district manager, which has been restructured to include both […]
OREGON, Clackamas SWCD — Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District seeks qualified candidates for a WeedWise Program specialist position. All applications materials must be submitted to the District no later than 4:30 PM on Oct 14, 2016.
OREGON, Clackamas SWCD — It’s a great way, they say, for local farmers and gardeners to test the health of their soil. “We were always interested in soil health and finding different ways we can outreach to not only growers or agricultural producers, but also homeowners — because […]
OREGON, Malheur County SWCD — “We’re hoping to give kids an introduction to agriculture, to make it familiar,” Shock said. But part of what the Experiment Station Field Day was trying to achieve with the youth that visited was in helping shape a better-educated populace, Shock said. Vendors […]
OREGON, West Multnomah SWCD — Starting next week, drivers on Sauvie Island should expect delays on Northwest Reeder Road at Dairy Creek as crews work to remove two failing culverts and build a permanent bridge…construction will delay traffic in the area, a West Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District […]
OREGON, Marion SWCD — The North Santiam Watershed Council is a non-governmental, non-regulatory body with the goal of improving the North Santiam River…Cities like Salem need it for drinking water, businesses like Norpac need it for production and landowners need it for farming. The purpose of the North Santiam […]
OREGON, Clackamas SWCD – Oregon white oak is a good alternative to the many Douglas fir forests found in the Willamette Valley…If you are interested in or would like assistance with oak habitat restoration, please contact Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District at 503-210-6000.