Posts by Jessica LaRue

Take a walk at Sarah Helmick State Park!

Take a walk at Sarah Helmick State Park!

Join the Luckiamate Watershed Council, Willamette Habitat Restoration Fund and  Oregon State University Extension Office for a virtual plant identification walking tour through Sarah Helmick State Park. Thank you to the Willamette Habitat Restoration Funds for providing funds to make …

Family Fun with the Greater Yamhill Watershed Council!

Family Fun with the Greater Yamhill Watershed Council!

Join Luke Westphal , Executive Director of the Greater Yamhill Watershed Council (GYWC), for family-friendly native planting parties along Cozine Creek in McMinnville.

Bring the kids for great outdoor fun, all ages are welcome!

The GYWC will provide snacks, tools, …

Dammed to Extinction – The Life of the Pacific Coast Orca Whales

Dammed to Extinction – The Life of the Pacific Coast Orca Whales

Dammed to Extinction

February 7 @ 7pm (doors open 6:30pm)

Odd Fellows Hall, 223 SW 2nd St. Corvallis
Suggested donation $5/person, $10/family

For eons, a one-of-a-kind population of killer whales has hunted chinook salmon along the Pacific Coast of the …

Spring into Gardening with Yamhill County Master Gardener’s

Spring into Gardening with Yamhill County Master Gardener’s

Join the Yamhill County Master Gardener Association and OSU for a day of educational gardening classes.

Topics include: Seed Saving, Attracting Birds to Your Garden, Growing Berries, Native Plants & Climate Change, Pruning Shrubs and more!

Saturday, March 21 from

Tualatin SWCD Biochar 101 – 2 Day Workshop – FREE

Tualatin SWCD Biochar 101 – 2 Day Workshop – FREE

Join Tualatin SWCD and presenter, Kelpie Wilson, for a FREE 2-day biochar workshop.

Thursday and Friday, February 27-28.

Workshop attendees will:

– Be introduced to the chemistry and biology of biochar at scales ranging from atoms to the atmosphere.
– …

Luckiamute Watershed Council hosts Free Winter Education Series

Luckiamute Watershed Council hosts Free Winter Education Series

Join the Luckiamute Watershed Council for a series of educational events throughout the winter. All events are free to attend with a small suggested donation to help support this ongoing program.

January 22: Worm Bin Composting

January 25: Where does …

2019 Growing Farms – Successful Whole Farm Management Course Series

Serious about farming? Come and learn how to navigate the biological, financial, and human aspects of small-scale farming.

2019 Hybrid Course

Growing Farms hybrid course is designed for beginning specialty crop & livestock farmers in their first five years of

FREE Native Woody Plant Propagation Workshop January 15

Join Marion County Master Gardeners’ Association for a Native Woody Plant Propagation Workshop at the Willamette Heritage Center (Mission Mill) on January 15, 2019. The workshop will be held in the Dye House, 1313 Mill St. SE, Salem from 6:00

2nd Annual Miller Woods 10k Trail Race Raises Over $4000

2nd Annual Miller Woods 10k Trail Race Raises Over $4000

The 2nd Annual Miller Woods 10k Trail Race was held on October 18. This year’s race had ideal weather and blue skies. The race was co-organized by local charity, the Give A Little Foundation. The event generated $4262 which was …

Check Out the Photos from the Annual Dinner on November 7

The Yamhill Soil & Water Conservation District’s (district) 65th Annual Dinner Meeting included gourmet food from the Rogue Gourmet Catering Co, special recognition to award winners and a very distinguished guest speaker that kept guests enthralled! The district was very …

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