Be a Backyard Steward: Attend an Oak Habitat Presentation Near You

Only 5% or Oregon White Oak exists today.

Only 5% of Oregon’s white oak exists today.

NOTE: Final workshop is January 20, 2016 in Milwaukie!!

Do you live in North Clackamas County? Do you have Oregon white oak in your yard or neighborhood? Are you interested in learning about landscaping practices that can enhance oak habitat and species? If so, you have a terrific opportunity to attend a FREE informational meeting to learn more about white oak!

The first round of presentations and workshops will focus on interested landowners within north Clackamas County including Oregon City, West Linn, Milwaukie, Jennings Lodge, Oak Grove, North Clackamas, Southgate, and Lake Oswego. Please invite your friends, neighbors, and colleagues to join you at one of the following presentations:

  • Nov 16, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. – Lake Oswego Sustainability Advisory Board presentation, Main Fire Station Conference Room, 300 B Avenue, Lake Oswego
  • Nov 18, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. – North Clackamas Urban Watershed Council presentation, Oak Lodge Sanitary District, 14611 SE River Road, Oak Grove
  • Nov 19, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. – Oregon City Rivercrest Neighborhood Association presentation, First Presbyterian Church, 1321 Linn Ave, Oregon City
  • Dec 1, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. – Jennings Lodge Community Council presentation, Gladstone Church of the Nazarene, 4180 SE Jennings Ave, Jennings Lodge
  • Dec 7, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. – Gladstone Parks Board presentation, TO BE CONFIRMED
  • Dec 9, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. – Milwaukie Lake Road Neighborhood Association presentation, Rowe Middle School, 3606 SE Lake Rd., Milwaukie
  • January 20, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. – Milwaukie Island Station Neighborhood Association presentation, Milwaukie Grange, 12018 SE 21st Ave., Milwaukie

Presentation attendees will learn how to participate in a FREE workshop series focused on naturescaping with native Oregon white oak beginning spring of 2016. Workshop space will be limited.

These workshops will consist of:

  • one class session +Saturday field trips
  • two hands-on saturday workshops

If you are interested in participating in the workshops, please apply here. For more information, contact Ted Labbe or visit

These presentations and workshops are made possible via a joint collaboration between Metro, Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District, Indigenous Nations Studies, Oak Prairie Workgroup, The Intertwine, and Tualatin soil and Water conservation District.

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Clackamas SWCD