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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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Masters of Disguise: Mimicry in Nature

They say imitation is a form of flattery but, for some, it’s a means of survival. All throughout the animal and plant world, we find […]

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Growing Better Plants: Know Your Soil Texture

The key factors for growing food and healthy plants are soil, sun, air, water. Today, let’s focus on the basics of soil! The soil you […]

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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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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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Ecosystem Services: The Benefits Nature Provides Us

Over time, humans have altered the ecosystems we live in to establish communities and livelihoods. These changes, however, have come at the cost of diminishing […]

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