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 […]
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.
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 […]
August is National Water Quality Month, but the Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District works on water quality and water quantity issues all year long! Water is a valuable and necessary resource 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 the Clackamas River watershed? Discovering that your septic system […]
During the spring, lawn management can feel like a full time job. Some folks have lawns that are regulated through a homeowners association while other feel the peer pressure from neighboring gardeners. Still […]