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Native Plant Sale

For information about our 21st Annual Native Plant Sale on March 11th in North Plains, see our Outreach Activities page.

 


WCSWA Monthly Meeting – February 28, 7:00pm

Balm Grove Dam Removal, Beaver Strategy & eDNA

Scott McEwen, TRWC Director

Scott McEwen, Exec. Dir. of the Tualatin River Watershed Council, will be our speaker on February 28. He will cover three interesting topics.   

The Removal of Balm Grove Dam which has acted as a major fish passage barrier for aquatic life in the Tualatin River Watershed. Its removal in September 2022 opened over 30 miles of prime habitat. Tualatin Basin Beaver Strategies is a collaboration between the Tualatin River Watershed Council, the Tualatin Soil and Water Conservation District, Clean Water Services, and the Wetlands Conservancy. Together they are working on a basin-wide coordinated beaver strategy.

Environmental DNA: Environmental DNA (eDNA) analysis offers an inexpensive and efficient approach to measuring diversity and abundance in both large and small streams.  Organisms shed DNA into the environment, which can be collected and used to determine the species present. 


2023 WCSWA Monthly Programs

 

February

28

Beavers, a Dam, and eDNA

30780 NW Highland Ct. North Plains, 7:00pm. Presented by Scott McEwen, TRWC.

March

11

 

 

28

Native Plant Sale

 

 

Log, pole, and pulp buyers

 

30780 NW Highland Ct., North Plains, 9:00am – 3:00pm

 

Panel discussion, 30780 NW Highland Ct., N. Plains, 7:00pm

April

25

ODF Update

30780 NW Highland Ct., North Plains Mike Cafferatta, 7:00pm

May

23

Annual Potluck

Jackson Bottom Learning Ct.

Jim Paul, OFRI Exec. Dir.

June

22-24

OSWA Annual Meeting

Estacada High School/ Lodging, camping in Sandy

July

15

TFOY Tour

Jamieson Family Tree Farm

SAVE THE DATE!

Read more in the February 2023 Forest Forum

 

Last Updated on February 1, 2023