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Over 100 Acres of Tualatin Valley Natural Area Protected

Nestled in the farmlands of south Hillsboro, adjacent to the Tualatin River, sits over 100 acres of thriving wetland habitat. Ducks gather in the ponded […]

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Training New Farmers with the Conservation Education Grant

Washington County is home to thousands of acres of farmland and an array of farm-related businesses. While a drive around rural Washington County could convince […]

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Croakers Crossing Farm Joins the Effort to Save Oregon White Oak

Not far from Beaverton, Oregon, Dave Fallesen and Jenna Johnson manage 68 acres of scenic pasture which they use to raise cows, pigs, and poultry. […]

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Two horses in stables at the Roth Property

Mud & Manure Management Project

Meet the Roth Family: When Jill and Frank Roth purchased a beautiful rural property for their horses, they wanted to encourage the horses to move […]

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A newly planted Hedgerow at Sparrowhawk Farm

Hedgerow at Sparrowhawk Farm

What’s so great about hedgerows (a row of shrubs and trees)? Hedgerows are neat lines of tall plants that hug the sides of streams, roads, […]

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Brown cow in grazing pasture looking at camera

Grazing Research Project to Support Native Prairies

Moooove over conservation corps, the cows are here to help! Cows are being put to work to help conserve native prairies! A group of ranchers, […]

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