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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!

 

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,  …

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

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

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

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

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 …

Miller Woods Update – June 5, 2020

Thanks to everyone for respecting the closure of Miller Woods while we develop a system to keep staff, volunteers and visitors as safe as possible in this uncertain time.

Many visitors to Miller Woods may be unaware, but we rely …

KN95 Masks and Hand Sanitizer Distribution for Farmworkers and Agricultural Producers – May 27 & 28

Governor Kate Brown has directed approximately 1 million KN95 masks and 5,000 gallons of hand sanitizer for farmworkers and agricultural producers. This critical PPE is available at no cost to the agricultural community to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Distribution …

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