We protect our homes, our cars, our belongings from theft, but have you thought about your land that may be carried away right before your eyes? As the rain falls […]
The Water Quality and Quantity category covers protecting and restoring the quality of surface and ground water, and assuring future supplies of water for people, plants, and animals. District programs include water quality monitoring and many conservation practices. Rain gardens and bioswales help clean water before it infiltrates into ground water. Rainwater harvesting and irrigation system improvements are good examples of water quantity practices.
If you own a nursery in the Clackamas River watershed or anywhere near a stream, then you may be interested in attending this upcoming workshop, Combining Effective IPM and Pesticide […]
Since 2000, monitoring conducted by Oregon Department of Environmental Quality has detected pesticides in Clackamas River tributaries at concentrations that exceed benchmarks set to protect fish and invertebrates. Pesticides of […]
The Clackamas Basin Pesticide Stewardship Partnership The Clackamas River provides drinking water for 300,000 people, recreation for thousands, and safe harbor for endangered fish to spawn, rear and migrate. The […]
As a local government, the Clackamas County Soil and Water Conservation District works to conserve natural resources throughout Clackamas County. The District has access to state and federal resources to […]