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Fin-tastic Fish in the Tualatin River Watershed

Did you know that everyone lives in a watershed? If you live, work, and play in Washington County, you are part of the Tualatin River […]

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Summer Harvest Season in Washington County

Summer is a busy time for agricultural communities. As crops ripen over the summer and into the fall, farm workers are putting in long, hard, […]

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Local Research Shows Benefits of Native Groundcovers in Agricultural Settings

Many agricultural properties include areas of land that aren’t used for crop production, such as field edges, roadways, hedgerows, and rows between crop beds. These […]

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Cover Cropping to Reduce Bare Ground in Hazelnut Orchards

The hazelnut was named Oregon’s state nut in 1989. Today, around 1,000 Oregon farm families grow hazelnuts on over 87,000 acres. Traditional hazelnut harvesting techniques […]

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Plant This, Not That: Native Alternatives to Pesky Ornamentals

Attractive native plant alternatives don’t harm ecosystems and increase habitat for native birds, wildlife, and pollinators.

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