Celebrate National Pollinator Week by taking a few moments to learn how you can best support our native pollinators! If you have listened to news reports over the last few years, you probably know that pollinators […]
Clackamas County has an abundance of working lands. This category captures our work to help keep agricultural lands healthy and productive. Our work with nurseries, Christmas tree farms, crop and food producers, and farmers markets all fit in this category. Of course, work on these lands always provides additional conservation benefits!
This June, in honor of National Pollinator Month, why not invite a pollinator home! We’ve put together several tips to help you get started. Plant an Unusable Area Consider planting native (non-invasive) plants in an unusable […]
The Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District offers an Equipment Rental Program which makes a variety of agricultural equipment available at reasonable prices to Clackamas County residents. We have added a fertilizer/lime spreader to our assortment […]
Taking Advantage of Beneficial Insects to Control Crop Pests For those interested in how to tap into the ready and willing army of beneficial insects that can help keep crop pests under control, you will not […]
Scotch broom is a wide-spread invasive weed in our community. You have probably noticed large stands of it along our rural roads and highways, in pastures and in forests. Now is a great time to start […]
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 […]
Clackamas County OneStop Farmgate is a new, FREE resource for farmers in Clackamas County. This website is designed to make it easier for farmers to find the answers they need to be successful.
As those rainy days of winter loom on the horizon, take advantage of the sunny, warm fall days to prepare for winter! Tackling farm maintenance and good management practices now may help you avoid hours of […]