The weather is beginning to warm and spring pasture grasses are growing, but wait! Don’t turn those horses out too early! While your horses may have been hanging out in a sacrifice area […]
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.
This workshop has been cancelled. Please contact us directly if you have questions or are looking for resources to assist you by emailing us at email@example.com. This May, Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation […]
Register to participate in a FREE Agricultural Pesticide Collection Event on Friday, June 1, 2018 in Molalla! This is a great opportunity for producers and other commercial and institutional pesticide users in Clackamas […]
Last fall, Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District began a pilot program to offer Residential Septic System Repair Loans to homeowners in the Clackamas River watershed for the repair or replacement of failed […]
Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) has a variety of tools, information, and resources to help folks who believe that conservation and good stewardship of our lands is a critical function to […]
On Tuesday, December 20, 2017 , the Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District Board of Directors unanimously approved Watershed Council Support Grants totaling $108,250. These grants will be distributed to ten watershed councils […]
Manure management may be one of the less glamorous responsibilities of owning or caring for livestock, but this information from the Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District can help! Here is the second […]
What to Do With the Poo A reality of having livestock is the accumulation of manure from stall cleanouts and picking in heavy use areas. A horse produces 50 pounds of manure per […]