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 over the next […]
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Students Help Habitat in Lake Oswego!
Third grade students in Lake Oswego are helping to transform a rarely used patch of schoolyard into a new native plant garden at Forest Hills Elementary School. Clackamas County Soil and Water Conservation […]
Community, Conservation, and Hot Cider
Neighbors along Corral Creek were treated to a fun morning of greeting old friends and meeting new ones, while learning about the dam removal on their creek and the 2.5 miles of fish […]
Obstruction Removed — Fish Jumping for Joy!
Exciting things have been happening in Corral Creek. Last month an in-stream dam was removed from the creek and constructed log jams were installed. The project restored natural stream processes and re-established 2.5 […]
“Bee” a Beekeeper! Backyard Beekeeping Basics
Do you secretly (or maybe not-so-secretly) harbor a desire to to a beekeeper? We can help! If you can garden, you can be a beekeeper. It takes about the same amount of time […]
Graywater: Sustainable, Smart and Safe!
Homeowners and businesses can save water and energy by installing graywater irrigation systems. Graywater is water that comes from bathtubs, showers, and washing machines, as opposed to blackwater which comes from toilets, kitchen […]
POP Club Featured in October Conservation Actions Report
This month we present a brief update of the work we’ve completed so far this year. Projects We present updates on our Milk Creek project, and on the 3D (Doane, Dolan, and North […]
Milk Creek Featured in August-September Conservation Actions Report
Featured this month is a post-construction presentation of the large vegetated log matrix installed on Milk Creek. This structure — and the three engineered log jams immediately downstream — protect streambanks, improve water […]
Conservation Actions Report, July 2012
We’re keeping the same “Pretty Deadly” graphic this month as last month, because we’ve had daily interactions with people concerned about how much Tansy Ragwort they are seeing this year. Tansy Ragwort is […]