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We're here to serve West Multnomah County and Sauvie Island residents with information and assistance on conservation planning, invasive weeds, native plants, livestock management, grant funding, wildlife, healthy woods, habitat restoration, school gardens and other issues for which they need assistance. We look forward to hearing from you!

Notice of Election for District Directors of the West Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District

Notice is hereby given that on November 4, 2014, an election will be held for the purpose of electing board directors to the following positions for the West Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District:  Zone 4, 4 year term; Zone 5, 4 year term; At Large 1, 2 year term; At Large 2, 4 year term

Zone boundaries, eligibility requirements, and copies of the required elections forms may be obtained at either the SWCD Office located at 2701 NW Vaughn Street, Suite 450, Portland, Oregon (telephone 503-238-4775) or online at: http://oregon.gov/ODA/SWCD/services.shtml

Each candidate must file a “Declaration of Candidacy” and a “Petition for Nomination Signature Sheet” with the Oregon Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Division. The filing deadline is 5:00 p.m. on August 26, 2014.

 

Latest News

Endangered Listing for Oregon frog

READ MORE »              Posted: Sep, 2 2014

Large Pear Harvest

READ MORE »              Posted: Sep, 2 2014

Woodland Tour

READ MORE »              Posted: Sep, 2 2014

How Geckos Turn Their Stickiness On and Off

READ MORE »              Posted: Aug, 19 2014

Honeybee Mysteries

READ MORE »              Posted: Jul, 29 2014

Climate Changes Give Pause for Future

READ MORE »              Posted: Jul, 29 2014

Portland, meet Rural Oregon

READ MORE »              Posted: Jul, 29 2014

Grants for Veteran and Minority Farmers

READ MORE »              Posted: Jul, 29 2014

Bee Die Offs Continue

READ MORE »              Posted: Jul, 1 2014

Oregon white oaks are a giving tree...

READ MORE »              Posted: Jun, 27 2014

Leave Baby Seals Alone

READ MORE »              Posted: Jun, 24 2014

President Sets Policy to Protect Bees

READ MORE »              Posted: Jun, 24 2014

Pollinators and paddocks and forests, oh my!

READ MORE »              Posted: Jun, 17 2014

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Invasive Blackberry Video

Watch our Invasive Weed Removal video series to learn the proper way of removing different species. See All Videos »

 

 

Help us Save Sturgeon Lake! 

Sauvie Island's Sturgeon Lake is filling in, destroying wildlife habitat and cutting the lake off from the natural flushing tides of the Columbia River through Dairy Creek.  Find out more here about the lake and how you can help restore this critical bird and wildlife habitat.

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Calendar

9/4 WMSWCD Board Meeting
9/6 Small Farm School
9/13 West Multnomah Woodland Tour
9/21 Rain Gardens 101
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