Fall has yet to officially arrive, but social media is already abuzz about the upcoming rain and mud season. Landowners with livestock face additional challenges once the Oregon rains arrive in full. Muddy pastures and paddocks […]
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!
Fall pasture management can help ensure a healthy pasture for next year. As dry summer days give over to autumn rains, pasture grasses experience new root growth and work to store carbohydrates in the lower 3-4 […]
We are saddened to report that an acquisition Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District has worked toward for nearly two-and-a-half years has fallen through. Clackamas SWCD will not be acquiring this 87-acre property along a mile […]
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 […]
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 […]