Posts by Amanda Greene

Wildlife Viewing Dock Completed at Miller Woods

By Rick Thomas

The otter, the beaver, the geese, the blackbirds, and all of the other critters that make the pond at Miller Woods home invite you to see their newly completed wildlife viewing dock. The dock is the result …

Schmeiser VD-48PW Seed Drill For Rent

Drill Specifications

  • Width
    • Total Frame: 48”
    • Seed Swath: 36”-42”
  • Dry Weight: 1754lbs
  • 6 seed cups, opener spacing 7 ¾”
  • 8 bushel seed box capacity

Rental Information

  • $300/Day or weekly rate available upon request
  • We will drop off/pick up as well

FREE Agriculture & Commercial Pesticide Collection Event

Saturday, October 30, 2021

Polk Co. Fairgrounds
520 S. Pacific Hwy W., Rickreall, OR

Do you need to dispose of old pesticides?

  • Cost is FREE!
  • This collection event is for landowners, farmers, and other commercial and institutional pesticide users in

Join us for a race through Miller Woods!

2021 Miller Woods 10k Trail Race

Saturday, October 9, 2021 in McMinnville, OR at Miller Woods Conservation Area
Registration Fee: $45 with T-shirt
Free parking; carpooling is encouraged!

2020 Board of Director Elections

November 3

Yamhill SWCD has Four Open Zone Positions:
Zone 2, Zone 3, Zone 4 & Zone 5

LEARN MORE: Visit Oregon Department of Ag for Election Details, forms, and more.

Miller Woods Update – June 5, 2020

Thanks to everyone for respecting the closure of Miller Woods while we develop a system to keep staff, volunteers and visitors as safe as possible in this uncertain time.

Many visitors to Miller Woods may be unaware, but we rely …

KN95 Masks and Hand Sanitizer Distribution for Farmworkers and Agricultural Producers – May 27 & 28

Governor Kate Brown has directed approximately 1 million KN95 masks and 5,000 gallons of hand sanitizer for farmworkers and agricultural producers. This critical PPE is available at no cost to the agricultural community to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Distribution …

Due to COVID-19 and State directives, Miller Woods will be closed at noon on Monday, March 23, 2020 until further notice

Update: May 7, 2020

From:  Executive Director, Larry Ojua

The Yamhill Soil and Water Conservation District (district) closed Miller Woods in late March to comply with the guidance and requirements issued by the State of Oregon relating to Coronavirus (COVID-19).   …

Sustainable Horsekeeping – May 9 from 9 to 12 – Free Online Workshop Hosted by Tualatin Soil & Water Conservation District

May 9 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Free

Join Horses for Clean Water and Tualatin SWCD for an informative session on spring horsekeeping best management practices. Horse expert and founder of Horses for Clean Water, Alayne Blickle will share

A Huge Thank You to Clay Wesson and Loyd Jones of Willamette Valley Vineyards!!!

A huge shout out to Clay Wesson and Loyd Jones of Willamette Valley Vineyards for their generous donation of 42 used Wine Totes to Yamhill Soil & Water Conservation District! The District now has ample totes for future Native Plant …

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