The Clackamas Soil and Water District WeedWise Program has a weed tool library. This free resource includes shrub and tree removal tools and lake rakes available for use in your weed control project. […]
Archive | Working lands
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!
March Invasive Weed of the Month: Canada Thistle
Canada thistle (Cirsium arvense) is a wide-spread invasive weed found in all parts of Clackamas County. Unlike many native thistles found in Oregon, Canada thistle can quickly overrun an area and displace native […]
Equipment Rental Program Is Open for Business!
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. Popular items include our no-till drill, […]
Area Ag Producers Invited to Annual Local Work Group Meeting
Agricultural producers in Clackamas and Multnomah Counties are invited to an annual Local Work Group Meeting. This meeting will be held in Beavercreek, OR on February 15, 2023 from 10:00 a.m. until noon. […]
2023 Native Plant Sales
The 2023 Native Plant Sales are in full swing. If you don’t get an opportunity to take advantage of one of our local partners’ sales listed below, check out this OSU native plant […]
December Invasive Weed of the Month: English Holly
English holly (Ilex aquifolium) is a popular evergreen frequently noticed during the month of December. Festive decorators and traditional songs “deck the halls with boughs of holly”. For many people, the shiny, dark […]
Get to Know the Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District
Every day we meet people who aren’t familiar with the Clackamas Soil and Water Conservation District. But that’s okay! We are always excited to meet new neighbors. And we certainly enjoy the exclamations […]
Got Manure? Put a Cover on It!
If you have livestock or horses, then you have manure! You may have a mountain of manure that grows daily. So, is it a problem or is it a benefit? The Rain […]
Fall Fertilizer Option for Dry Years
This has been an unusual weather year. Endless rain this spring turned into a hot and dry summer that did not want to step aside to let fall rain and cooler temperatures mark […]