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Western Redcedars Need Your Help

Western redcedar trees are some of the oldest living organisms in the Pacific Northwest. They can live to nearly a thousand years old, and their […]

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Tualatin SWCD Awards Over $500,000 in Conservation Grants in 2021

Protecting natural resources is a team effort. Tualatin SWCD strives to support the conservation efforts of other organizations and community groups in Washington County by […]

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Celebrating Oregon White Oak

If you’ve been keeping up with us, you may have noticed that we talk about Oregon white oak a lot! As part of a regional […]

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What is Biodiversity and Why Does It Matter For You?

Biodiversity is a hot topic these days. All around us, there’s talk about the earth’s most beautiful animals creeping ever closer to extinctionWhen an entire […]

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What Can Frogs and Salamanders Tell Us About Water Quality?

Amphibians help us understand ecosystem health. They are sensitive to changes in the environment. Their presence or absence in a habitat can reveal information about water quality, plant health, and changes in climate.

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Tualatin River is Designated a National Water Trail

People who live and play in Washington County have long known that the Tualatin River is a wonderful outdoor playground. It provides opportunities for canoeing, […]

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