We’re celebrating National Farmers Market Week! This annual celebration highlights the important role that farmers markets play across our nation and here in Clackamas County. Why Should I Celebrate Farmers Markets? The Farmers […]
Archive | Working together
Developing and nurturing key partnerships to help achieve our conservation mission is what we mean by Working Together. Captured here are the activities that help us build and maintain important conservation relationships.
Tansy Poisons Livestock – and Neighborly Relationships!
Tansy ragwort (Jacobaea vulgaris) has long tormented hay producers and rural landowners who graze livestock. Horses and cows are especially susceptible to this poisonous weed. In open fields, grazing animals will generally avoid […]
Focus on Staff: Clair Klock, Senior Resource Conservationist
Clair Klock is the Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District Senior Resource Conservationist. The longest tenured member of our staff, Klock joined the District in 1998. He has been instrumental in building the […]
Focus on Staff: Tami Guttridge, Office Administrator
Tami Guttridge is often the first person people interact with when they contact the Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District. She is the District Office Administrator and occupies the front desk where she […]
We’re Gearing Up for Small Farm School 2022!
Small Farm School is an annual, full-day event with hands-on workshops and classroom sessions for beginning and experienced small-scale farmers. Each year, Small Farm School offers several different tracks with classes ranging from […]
Weekend Wildfire Warrior – Extended Zone
Preparing for wildfire season takes time and effort, but knowing you have taken the steps to protect your house can bring peace of mind. Join us as we explore Week 3 in our […]
Weekend Wildfire Warrior – Intermediate Zone
Preparing for wildfire season takes time and effort, but knowing you have taken the steps to protect your house can bring peace of mind. Join us as we explore Week 2 in our […]
July Invasive Weed of the Month: Tansy Ragwort
Tansy ragwort (Senecio jacobaea) is an invasive weed with a long and deadly history in the Pacific Northwest. In Oregon, it is designated as a Class B invasive weed. It is believed to […]
Weekend Wildfire Warriors – Immediate Zone
Summer is here and as we prepare for the upcoming 4th of July holiday, many of us are a little uneasy about the possibility of wildfire. Now is the time to put that […]