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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!

Fender’s Blue Butterfly Reaches Recovery Milestone

Once Thought Extinct, an Oregon Butterfly Reaches Recovery Milestone

Service Proposes Downlisting Fender’s Blue Butterfly from Endangered to Threatened

Today, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced a proposal to reclassify Fender’s blue butterfly from endangered to threatened under the …

Biocontrol for the Farm

Join Polk SWCD and OSU Extension for a three part series on Biocontrol for the Farm

What: Three themed talks on how you can manage insects, weeds, and other pests while increasing beneficial habitat on your property. Developed for farms …

Aquatic Lunch & Learn hosted by Marion SWCD

Aquatic Lunch and Learn 

Hosted by Marion SWCD

Join Marion SWCD on First Wednesday of the month during May, June, & July, starting at Noon via Zoom for an Aquatic Lunch and Learn webinar. Marion SWCD is targeting streamside landowners …

District Conservation Planner, Marie Vicksta, featured on PolliNation Podcast!

The Oregon State University Extension Service recently released episode 175 of their PolliNation Podcast. This episode features the district’s own Conservation Technician, Marie Vicksta. Join Marie and Michael O’Loughlin, local farmer and Master Gardener, as they discuss pollinator habitat on …

Virtual Soil Health Symposium

North Coast Soil Hub recently hosted a 2-Day Virtual Soil Health Symposium.

The content is now available online to view at your leisure!

CLICK HERE to visit their website and learn more. 

 

Small Acreage Horse Farm Workshop Series

 Small Acreage Horse Farm Workshop Series

Sponsored by Lane County Extension

 

Horses, grass, manure, soil and water are all interconnected. Join Lane County Extension for a series of live webinars that feature important land stewardship topics that will help …

Airblast 2021: Optimizing Canopy Sprayers Workshop

Airblast 2021: Optimizing Canopy Sprayers | March 29 and March 30

Early bird registration rate is $50 USD, registration increases to $75 USD on March 22. A spray efficacy team from OSU and other institutions across the US are featuring …

VOLUNTEER WITH THE GREATER YAMHILL WATERSHED COUNCIL!

Join Luke Westphal, Greater Yamhill Watershed Council Executive Director, for family friendly volunteer opportunities! 

 

Tice Woods Plantings & Park Cleanup
Saturdays 10am – 2pm
1/30,  2/6,  2/13,  2/20,  2/27
Facebook Event Link

Tice Woods Rotary Nature Preserve

2761 N …

Financial Assistance available to Oregon Farmers, Ranchers and Forest Owners!


Opportunities are available for Yamhill County farmers, ranchers and forest owners, and land leasee’s to perform voluntary conservation activities with financial assistance from the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS).

Next application deadline November 20

NRCS Oregon announced new sign-up …

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