The 2017 winter native plant sales are underway at numerous locations surrounding Clackamas County. While the Clackamas SWCD does not host a sale each year, local citizens are able to purchase great plants at a terrific price from […]
The Wildlife category is about developing habitat conditions to enhance the life cycle of wild creatures, including fish. Our Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) and riparian restoration activities are focused on habitat but also provide water quality benefits.
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 Conservation District […]
The Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District has four top priorities when addressing conservation needs in Clackamas County: water, wildlife, weeds, and working lands. These priorities are part of our larger set of District W’s. The District’s plans and […]
Our partners at Molalla River Watch recently published their Summer 2016 Newsletter. This article below, written by Asako Yamamuro, Molalla River Watch Restoration Project Coordinator, captures the spirit of collaboration the District enjoys with our watershed partners. Their […]
National Pollinator Week June 20-26 If you have listened to news reports over the last few years, you probably know that pollinators are in trouble. They have had a serious decline in population due to habitat loss and […]
NOTE: Final workshop is January 20, 2016 in Milwaukie!! Do you live in North Clackamas County? Do you have Oregon white oak in your yard or neighborhood? Are you interested in learning about landscaping practices that can enhance […]
Weirs are barriers built in a stream to pool water for irrigation, recreation, and sometimes to generate power. They are found in many of our local streams, even though most are no longer in use, and often cause […]