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Pictured above is Swallowtail Farm, one of the many small-scale food producers located in Washington County.

Eating Local in the Willamette Valley

Blueberries, strawberries, peaches, oh my! Summer is just around the corner, which means these and other warm weather foods will soon be available for Washington […]

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Over 50% of the land in Washington County is lush forest.

Meet Your Washington County Woodlands

It should come as no surprise to Oregonians that our state is blessed with large swaths of forest – according to the Oregon Forest Resources […]

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Hillsboro’s Glencoe Swale Sees Habitat Improvements Through Collaborative Restoration Project

From a bird’s-eye view, Glencoe Swale appears to be a vibrant, healthy ribbon of green space meandering through booming residential neighborhoods in northern Hillsboro. This […]

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Horse in pen with mud-free footing.

Managing Mud in Winter

Winter is here! With the change of seasons in Western Oregon comes an onslaught of rain, making managing mud in pastures, around barns, and in […]

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Placed wood helps water move into historic side channels to create refugia for salmon.

Neighbors Team Up to Improve Fish Habitat on East Fork Dairy Creek

In fall 2019, a multi-year effort to improve fish habitat for spawning winter steelhead and coho was successfully implemented at East Fork Dairy Creek. These […]

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Leaves on the grass.

Leave the Leaves! Improve Soil Health and Habitat by Leaving Leaf Litter

Every fall, as leaves change colors and fall to the ground, many homeowners get to work diligently piling up their leaves, bagging them, and sending […]

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