Earlier this month the Clackamas United Church of Christ (CUCC) was awarded first place in a national “Be the Church of the Month” contest with the theme “Protect the Environment.” This honor highlighted two urban conservation practices the church […]
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Rainwater harvesting has numerous benefits for urban or rural landowners. Watch the video to learn the what, why, and how of collecting rainwater for irrigation, fire suppression, stormwater control, and as an emergency water source. Stay tuned! The […]
As summer fades and we start to clean up our yards for the winter season, don’t put your digging tools away! This is a great time of the year to plant perennial native plants. Native plants provide wonderful […]
A rain garden is a creative landscape feature that adds beauty and value to your home while conserving natural resources and benefiting our environment! Join Erik Carr, Urban and Community Conservationist for Clackamas County Soil and Water Conservation […]
Oregon City will be awarded Tree City USA status this Wednesday! To help celebrate, Clackamas County Soil and Water Conservation District will be giving away native trees to Oregon City residents. Some trees are still available. Get yours […]
The following photo gallery is probably just as descriptive as anything we could write! This rain garden was recently completed with design and construction guidance provided by Erik Carr.
The first two videos in our new DIY Rain Gardens series are now available! These brief videos are designed to be modular so that you can access just the information you need, when you need it. Stay tuned […]