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Our mission is to provide resources, information, and expertise to inspire people to actively improve air and water quality, fish and wildlife habitat, and soil health.

We are a publicly funded special district conservation organization. We help residents of Multnomah County west of the Willamette River, all of Sauvie Island including the Columbia County portion of the Island, and a portion of the Bonny Slope region of the Tualatin Mountains in Washington County (see District map). Many of our services include invasive weed management, establishing native plants, livestock management, grant funding, wildlife habitat restoration, school gardens, and conservation planning for healthy forests, farms, streams and soil. We look forward to hearing from you!

In order to help keep people safe and healthy during the coronavirus pandemic, we have closed our office and cancelled all in-person events until further notice. District staff are working remotely during this time and can be reached by email or by leaving a voicemail message. Find contact information on the staff page. See more detailed information on our COVID-19 updates page about what services we are offering during this time. 

West Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District does not discriminate based on any class or identity.
Read our full statement below. 

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Statement of Non-discrimination

West Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District does not discriminate based on any class or identity including age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and veteran status. The District is an equal opportunity employer and service provider. The District makes reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities and special needs to provide access to District events, materials and services. If you have requests for accommodations or complaints about discrimination, harassment, inequitable treatment, lack of access to District events, materials or services, or for any questions at all, please contact us at info@wmswcd.org or (503) 238-4775.

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2021 Annual Meeting and October Board Meeting

(Photo by Melissa Toledo, Toledo Images) Every year, West Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District has an Annual Meeting to celebrate with those who live, work, and recreate in our District and to share information […]

November Board Meeting

A public meeting of the West Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District (WMSWCD) Board of Directors will be held on Tuesday, November 16, beginning at 6:00 pm. We welcome the public to all District board […]

December Board Meeting

A public meeting of the West Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District (WMSWCD) Board of Directors will be held on Tuesday, December 21, beginning at 6:00 pm. We welcome the public to all District board […]

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West Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District

2701 NW Vaughn St.
Suite 450
Portland, OR 97210

Tel: 503-238-4775
Fax: 503-326-3942

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