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 […]
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.
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, […]
On Tuesday, December 17, 2019, the Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Directors unanimously approved Watershed Council Support Grants totaling $118,000. Ten watershed councils are located wholly or partially within Clackamas […]
Join us today as we celebrate World Soil Day! This event is held annually on December 5th as a means to focus attention on the importance of healthy soil and to advocate for […]
Did you know that the Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District offers a Residential Septic System Repair and Replacement Loan Program to homeowners in Clackamas County? And did you know that these loans […]
Fall has officially arrived and soon we’ll be firmly immersed in rain and mud season. Landowners with livestock face additional challenges once the Oregon rains arrive in full. Muddy pastures and paddocks can […]
Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District is happy to announce that there will be a FREE Agricultural Pesticide Collection Event on Saturday, October 26, 2019 in Clackamas, OR. This is an ideal opportunity […]
Do you own a property with a septic system? If so, this is the perfect week to revisit good SepticSmart tips to keep your system in excellent working condition. SepticSmart Week runs September […]