Can lawn management practices contribute to the improved health of our pollinators? The answer is a resounding YES! Here are some helpful suggestions to consider during National Pollinator Week, and the rest of […]
The Water Quality and Quantity category covers protecting and restoring the quality of surface and ground water. District programs include water quality monitoring and many conservation practices. Rain gardens and bioswales help clean water before it infiltrates into ground water. Livestock exclusion fencing keeps animals out of surface water.
Activities focusing on water quality are about assuring future supplies of water for people, plants, and animals. Rainwater harvesting and irrigation system improvements are good examples of water quantity practices.
Did you know that Clackamas County is home to 12 different summer farmers markets? Our local markets are well represented in both rural and urban parts of our District and provide our communities […]
Our online presentation and listening session about the Molalla River Drinking Water Project was well attended with over 30 attendees and great discussion about the long term protection of drinking water source quality. […]
Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) will host a live online presentation and listening session regarding Molalla River drinking water source quality on Wednesday, May 13th, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. […]
The Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District “Soil Your Undies” campaign (otherwise known as The Cotton Brief Challenge) is off to an exciting start in 2020. Looking for ways to support their teacher […]
The Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District was featured in the Winter 2020 newsletter of the Clean Water State Revolving Fund, (CWSRF) a program of the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ). This […]
Due to concerns regarding novel Corona virus/COVID-19, Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District (Clackamas SWCD) has decided to cancel both public meetings regarding Drinking Water Source Quality in the Molalla River Watershed. March […]
CANCELLATION NOTICE: PLEASE BE ADVISED Due to concerns regarding novel Corona virus/COVID-19, Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District (Clackamas SWCD) has decided to cancel both public meetings regarding Drinking Water Source Quality in […]
Late winter is upon us and our local watershed councils have many fabulous watershed volunteer opportunities available here in Clackamas County! This is the best time of year for planting native trees, […]