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Children work in the raised garden beds at West Union School

West Union Elementary TWIG Grant

West Union Elementary School’s courtyard is getting a makeover! This Hillsboro school will soon boast a permaculture-based garden containing several raised beds, improved pollinator habitat, […]

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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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A view of Glencoe Swale, an urban creek running through northern Hillsboro.

Glencoe Swale Restoration

Glencoe Swale needs some TLC. From a bird’s eye view, Glencoe Swale appears to be a healthy ribbon of green space meandering through booming northern […]

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Falconer honey bee hives in a field painted yellow, lavender and lime green

Falconer Stream Project and Pollinators

Friends of pollinators go all in! Bob and Barb Falconer’s Hillsboro property is a haven for pollinators. From the colorful flowers making up their “bee […]

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