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Understanding Water Rights in Oregon

Under Oregon law, all water is publicly owned. Although water sources, including streams, ponds, and groundwater, might run across or under private property, the water […]

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Caution signs are being posted on rural roads in Washington County to encourage awareness of slow-moving vehicles and to promote driver safety.

ROADS Act: Promoting Safety on Rural Roads

The Oregon Legislature recently passed a bill to address the safety concerns that arise from increased commuter traffic on rural roads. House Bill 3213, also […]

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West Union Elementary Awarded Tualatin SWCD Grant to Install Permaculture-Based Garden

West Union Elementary School in Hillsboro has been installing a permaculture-based garden through a grant from the Tualatin Soil and Water Conservation District. To ensure […]

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Supporting Emerging Vendors at Beaverton Farmers Market

“Getting any business started is a ton of work. It is another ton of work to keep it going.” That’s how Ginger Rapport of Beaverton […]

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Understanding Values and Priorities of Owners of Streamside Properties

Tualatin SWCD implements stream enhancement programs that provide funding and technical assistance to landowners to help improve the health of their streamside properties. Partnering with […]

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