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Tualatin SWCD Grants Help Farmers Markets Stay Open & Safe

In 2020, our local farmers markets were faced with unprecedented circumstances that caused people to avoid markets and limited opportunities for farmers to sell their […]

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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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Don’t Trash That Tree! Tips for Recycling Christmas Trees

No matter if you swiftly put away your holiday décor or like to keep those lights shining well into February, the time will come to […]

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Pollinator Hotel

Where Do Pollinators Go in the Winter?

Pollinators use different strategies to survive winter and there are many ways humans can help them make survival easier.

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Milk thistle flower.

Milk Thistle: A Prickly Problem in the Tualatin Watershed

Milk thistle negatively impacts crop fields and pastures. It crowds out crops and decrease farmer’s harvests, and is also toxic to livestock.

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Farm Transition Planning – Why is it So Important?

Managing risk is a must in agriculture. Farmers, ranchers, and forest owners know this well – they take care to plant at the perfect time, […]

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