Posts by Jessica LaRue

Thank you Michael & Dan O’Loughlin for Hosting Beneficial Insect Field Day

Thank you to Michael & Dan O’loughlin for hosting a very successful Beneficial Insect Field Day at their farm on June 20. The event was very popular and sign-ups had to be limited to the first 50 people! Presentations by …

ITS TIME TO TANGLEBOX

 

The 2018 Tanglebox season has begun and includes a stop at Miller Woods. Tangleboxing is an outdoor summertime treasure hunt. Participants follow clues, find the boxes, record their discoveries and compete for prizes. It is great family fun for …

CRUICKSHANK WOODLAND TOUR ATTRACTS 5TH GRADERS FROM ALL OVER THE COUNTY

587 fifth grade students enjoyed the outdoor classroom setting at the 57th  Annual Cruickshank Woodland Tour in McMinnville. The beautiful woods, owned my Doris and Dave Cruickshank, provided a beautiful and serene backdrop for students as they visited six educational …

TREE WALK AT LINFIELD COLLEGE

When: May 31, 2018

Time: 10:00 am to 11:30 am

Location: Linfield College Campus  |  900 SE Baker Street,  McMinnville, OR. The group will meet by the fountain outside the Starbucks located in Riley Campus Center on the Linfield Campus. 

FREE AGRICULTURAL PESTICIDE COLLECTION IN MOLALLA

FREE disposal of old, restricted, or unusable pesticides BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. Anonymous collection event for local agricultural growers. Also FREE collection of triple-rinsed or pressure washed plastic pesticide containers – NO REGISTRATION NEEDED for empty containers.

Friday, June 1, 2018…

WINTER WHEAT TWILIGHT TOUR MAY 16 IN HILLSBORO

WINTER WHEAT TWILIGHT TOUR MAY 16 IN HILLSBORO

You are invited to attend a Tour and BBQ hosted by OSU Extension Service. The event will be held at Finnegan Farms, located at 6560 NW Glencoe Road in Hillsboro. You will view the state-wide variety trials, discuss the …

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 …

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