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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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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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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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Person standing in front of rainwater cistern

Saving It for Later: Rainwater Harvesting in Aloha, Oregon

Cisterns collect and store rainwater for later use. Learn how Tualatin SWCD worked with Bryan in Aloha to install a cistern on his property.

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glencoe swale

Glencoe Swale (Hillsboro)

Restoration projects along Glencoe Swale stitch together a continuous corridor of habitat that supports the area’s people and wildlife.

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