A recently completed conservation project with local nursery producer J. Frank Schmidt and Son Co. is a water savings success! The drip irrigation project involved the installation of drip tape on 68 acres for in-ground seedling […]
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.
Attention all agricultural producers! Take advantage of this opportunity to safely and anonymously dispose of old and unusable agricultural pesticides in Estacada on Friday, April 28, 2017. Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District is partnering with […]
We have had an especially wet winter and there is more rain in store for us this spring. While some of that rain soaks into our ground water, much of it runs off into local streams. […]
Dealing With Mud and Drainage plus Great Ideas for Manure Management Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District invites local horse owners to attend the upcoming workshop – Dealing with Mud and Drainage plus Great Ideas for […]
The Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District is pleased to publish a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for Residential Septic System Repair Services. The District intends to develop a referral list (List of Pre-qualified Contractors) to give […]
Streambank erosion is a natural process and, in an undisturbed stream, it usually happens slowly over time. However, once a stream is disturbed and plants along streambanks are removed, this process may speed up to alarming […]
On Tuesday, December 20, 2016 , the Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Directors unanimously approved Watershed Council Partnership Support Grants totaling $95,000. These grants will be distributed to nine watershed councils within the […]
Got bugs? Did you notice folks in orange vests looking under rocks and kicking the sediment in Doane and North Fork Deep Creeks in early October? They were staff and volunteers from Clackamas Soil and Water […]