Posts by Jessica LaRue

ANNUAL NATIVE BULB AND SEED SALES NOW LIVE!

ANNUAL NATIVE BULB AND SEED SALES NOW LIVE!

Benton and Polk Soil & Water Conservation District’s have gone virtual with their annual Native Bulb & Seed sales! 

 

Browse an assortment of native seeds and bulbs at the Benton SWCD Fall Bulb & Seed Sale! Click here to

SILETZ TRIBAL CHARITABLE CONTRIBUTION FUND AWARDS DISTRICT TWO GRANTS

SILETZ TRIBAL CHARITABLE CONTRIBUTION FUND AWARDS DISTRICT TWO GRANTS

The district wants to say a huge thank you to the Siletz Tribal Charitable Contribution Fund. In February the district received a $6,000 grant award to help with the purchase of a fire trailer, hose, and gear to protect conservation …

FREE “LIVING ON THE LAND” WEBINAR SERIES

FREE “LIVING ON THE LAND” WEBINAR SERIES

Join Oregon State University, Polk County SWCD and Yamhill County SWCD for a free, 5-session webinar series.

Living on the Land is a workshop series tailored for small acreage landowners and those new to managing land. Presentations will be given …

OSU SEED AND CEREAL CROP GROWERS MEETING GOES VIRTUAL!

OSU SEED AND CEREAL CROP GROWERS MEETING GOES VIRTUAL!

 

The annual Oregon State University (OSU) Seed and Cereal Crop Growers Meeting has gone virtual!

Join OSU for three FREE webinars throughout September! Each webinar qualifies for one pesticide credit through Oregon Department of Agriculture.

 

When: September 16th,  …

Siletz Tribe Charitable Fund Supports District Projects

Siletz Tribe Charitable Fund Supports District Projects

The district wants to thank the Siletz Tribal Charitable Contribution Fund.

On February 7, 2020 the district received a $6,000 grant award to help with the purchase of a fire trailer, hose, and gear to protect conservation acres managed …

In Memory of Charlie Coates

In Memory of Charlie Coates

Charlie Coates was an active member of our community.  He volunteered at many places including the library, the elementary school reading program, and Miller Woods.

Charlie worked most Monday’s and Wednesday’s from 9am to 2pm. I say he worked …

4th Annual International Monarch Monitoring Blitz

4th Annual International Monarch Monitoring Blitz

Join volunteers across the United States, Canada and Mexico for the 4th Annual International Monarch Monitoring Blitz!

July 24th through August 2nd, the Blitz invites people across North America to look for milkweed plants and survey them for monarch …

PGE to install Flash Boards along Willamette Falls

PGE to install Flash Boards along Willamette Falls

FREE Summer Webinar Series!

FREE Summer Webinar Series!

Join Tualatin SWCD and OSU Extension Master Naturalist, from the comfort of your home, for a series of  free virtual webinars! Topics range from “Promoting Wildlife on your Small Farm” to “Preparing your Landscape for Wildfire”.

For more information and …

Growing Farms: Introduction to Pasture & Grazing Management

Growing Farms: Introduction to Pasture & Grazing Management

Attend a FREE online course through Oregon State University to improve pasture management and create a more productive and sustainable forage-livestock system.

This self-paced course will cover several topics including:

  • The benefits of good pasture and grazing management.
  • How to

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