Safely and anonymously dispose of old and unusable pesticides! Clackamas SWCD is partnering with Clackamas River Water Providers to offer a 2016 Pesticide Round-up primarily for farm producers in the Clackamas River watershed, but all […]
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.
As those rainy days of winter loom on the horizon, take advantage of the sunny, warm fall days to prepare your farm for winter! Tackling maintenance and good management practices now may help you avoid […]
Energy Trust of Oregon has asked us to help get the word out to all local agricultural producers who have made irrigation purchases since the beginning of the year. Purchasers are reminded that they only […]
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 […]
It is official; this was a very wet winter! According the National Weather Service, totals for the “meteorological” winter (December- January-February) were 25 to 35 inches throughout the Portland metro area and northern Willamette Valley, […]