The East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District (EMSWCD), all of Multnomah County East of the Willamette River, has scheduled Board and Committee Meetings at the District Office (Board Room), 5211 N. Williams Ave, Portland, OR 97217, for the months of May, June and July, 2013.
East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District announces its 2013 Partners in Conservation grants totaling $770,000 awarded to conservation and environmental education projects in the District’s boundaries (all of Multnomah County east of the Willamette River).
The Partners in Conservation (PIC) program funds projects that address soil and water quality issues in the District, such as habitat restoration, environmental education, sustainable agriculture, and stormwater management. During the May 2013 board meeting, 30 grants were awarded.
Dig into Sustainable Gardening! It might be a little early to start your spring planting, but now is the perfect time to plan! Our Naturescaping & Rain Garden Workshops teach sustainable gardening practices that reduce pollution, conserve water, and make your yard a healthy place for people, pets and wildlife. Register for a workshop today and let the vision you have for your outdoor space become a reality.
The Naturescaping for Backyard Habitats Tour is a great opportunity to enjoy behind the scenes access to naturescaped yards and certified Backyard Habitats and to connect with other natural gardening enthusiasts to dig up fresh ideas for your own yard.
This FREE, self-guided tour takes place on Saturday, June 1st from 11am - 4pm. Find out more and keep up with the latest event details on our Yard Tour page.
Remember: Re-visit pulled sites frequently to make sure no new plants grow and go to seed.