Posts by Jessica LaRue

Earth Day at Miller Woods Was Fun and Educational!

Board Director, Dave Cruickshank, welcomed kids and families to the 2018 Earth Day at Miller Woods on April 21. Everyone enjoyed the beautiful weather and a day packed full of fun, food, hikes, and critters. Rony Lucas and his staff …

Three Oregon Yamhill Soil and Water Conservation Districts Earn Statewide Recognition for Outstanding Service

PORTLAND, Ore. – When it comes to helping people help the land, local Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCDs) are instrumental in engaging Oregon’s urban and rural communities in voluntary conservation.

This year, the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) …

Grazing Animal Management

Grazing Animal Management WEDNESDAY, MAY 9 – 4:00 PM TO 6:00 PM

Join OSU Extension and Polk Soil & Water Conservation District (SWCD) staff as they explore spring forage resources, manure management, riparian grazing and watershed protection.

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2018 Native Plant Sale a Huge Success

Our 2018 Native Sale was a huge success. Over 900 people attended the two day event and 36,000 native plants were sold. Plants native to the Pacific Northwest are some of the most attractive plants for gardens anywhere in the …

Learn About Streamside Restoration on Your Farm

February 24 & 25  |   3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Josh Togstad, Riparian Planner for Yamhill SWCD, will be presenting two *FREE workshops at the Annual Polk County Mid-Valley AgFest. The presentation is designed for rural property owners and operators …

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