Notice of Budget Committee Meeting, April 18, 2023

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A public meeting of the Budget Committee of the West Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District, Multnomah County, State of Oregon, to discuss the budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2023, to June 30, 2024, will take place on 4/18/23, at 6:00PM at the Multnomah Arts Center, 7688 SW Capitol Hwy, Portland, OR 97219…

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Regenerative agriculture at work on a small organic farm

Sauvie Island, just 12 miles from Portland, is known for its idyllic landscape of farms, orchards, and natural areas. While only minutes from bustling downtown Portland, the island can feel like another world as soon as you cross the bridge. Set in the middle of the rolling hills is Sauvie Island Growers. Owned and operated…

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Emerald ash borer is on our doorstep

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For the most recent information on Emerald Ash Borer, please see the entry on it in our Invasive Species Directory, which is updated as developments occur. The emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis) is considered the most destructive forest pest in North America. It is a very small, yet extremely harmful non-native insect that kills all species of…

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