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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 …

Siletz Tribe Charitable Fund Supports District Projects

The district wants to thank the Siletz Tribal Charitable Contribution Fund.

On February 7, 2020 the district received a $6,000 grant award to help with the purchase of a fire trailer, hose, and gear to protect conservation acres managed …

Due to COVID-19 and State directives, Miller Woods will be closed at noon on Monday, March 23, 2020 until further notice

Update: May 7, 2020

From:  Executive Director, Larry Ojua

The Yamhill Soil and Water Conservation District (district) closed Miller Woods in late March to comply with the guidance and requirements issued by the State of Oregon relating to Coronavirus (COVID-19).   …

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 …

FREE Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event

Yamhill County Solid Waste is sponsoring a FREE household hazardous waste event: 

Saturday, October 20th, 2018

9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Recology Western Oregon

1850 Lafayette Ave. McMinnville 

Call 503-434-7516 with questions. 

Please do not bring syringes, sharps, tires, asbestos

District and NRCS Coordinate Soil Demo at Hazelnut Growers Society Summer Tour/Trade Show

This is the third year the District and NRCS have participated in the Hazelnut Growers Society Tour and Trade Show.  Marie Vicksta, District Conservation Planner, and Sergio Villaseñor, Natural Resource Specialist from the McMinnville NRCS, coordinated a Healthy Soil Demonstration …

Water Rights Bootcamp

Register now to attend a seminar on Water Law in Oregon on November 6 in Keizer, Oregon. Cost is $25 and includes lunch and refreshments. This event is hosted by the Marion Soil & Water Conservation District.

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Technical and Financial Assistance Available

THE USDA NATURAL RESOURCES CONSERVATION SERVICE (NRCS) in Oregon continues its successful forest health funding with a new initiative to encourage diversity in forest land. Forest diversity maintains or increases productivity while increasing habitat and soil quality, and reduces wildfire …

Grain Station Brews “Doug” Beer and Donates to Miller Woods

When district staff asked Joe D’Aboy, Grain Station Brew Master, about creating a special beer to raise funds for the new restroom project at Miller Woods, he was all in! Volunteers collected Doug Fir tips from Miller Woods and “Doug” …

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 …

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