Thriving Habitat


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Protecting Freshwater Mussels in the Tualatin River Watershed

In nature, even the smallest creatures can play vital roles in keeping ecosystems healthy. We often see busy bees working to help plants reproduce and […]

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Climate Adapted Plants Study

This page will be updated periodically as the project progresses. The latest update was made December 12th, 2023. Planting native plants is at the heart […]

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Protecting Floodplains on the Tualatin River

“It wouldn’t be January without high-water signs on LaFollett Road south of Cornelius where the Tualatin River spills over at least once each year.” Or […]

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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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Drone photo looking at creek winding through forest and farmland with logs and trees placed in floodplain.

A Healthier Future for Fern Creek

Wildlife habitat is a precious resource in the Tualatin River watershed and Washington County is one of the fastest growing counties in the state. While […]

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Bankston Family Nature Preserve

Growing up in the 1970s, Carla Bankston and her sister often played in the woods their family owns along the north bank of the Tualatin […]

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