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Meet Your Watershed Navigator

The Watershed Navigator is a resource for people who live, work, and play in Oregon’s Tualatin River watershed. It includes tools for your home, yard and community and information about where to access parks, trails and the river.

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Backyard Habitats Transform Spaces to Oases

Laura shares her experience of enrolling in the Backyard Habitat Certification Program and a few things she learn along her journey.

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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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Improving Oregon White Oak Habitat – A Note from the Field

Mike Conroy, one of our a Habitat Conservation Specialists, works with landowners to restore many types of habitat. Whether it’s a stream, a farm, or […]

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Let’s Get This Garden Started!

Starting a garden can be intimidating. Plants come in a variety of shapes and sizes, but they all make any space spring to life!

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