Providing Local Solutions to Local Problems

Your Conservation District is here to help conserve, protect, and enhance the natural resources in the Tualatin River Watershed in many ways. Our goal is a clean and healthy watershed that supports all beneficial uses for people, fish, and wildlife; a vibrant economy; and livable communities.

North Willamette Hort Society Meetings -
Jan 13 & 14, 2014Learn More
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Last Tweets

  • Meanwhile in local science news: Where do you send an acient Washington skeleton for ID? Denmark, of course! ,
  • Want to know what seedlings to reforest with? Looking for them? ODF has got you covered! ,
  • Great work CRBC! I'm sure you know that Tualatin SWCD is planting 400,000 this year too! ,
  • Petrichor... around here, you know it, but do you love it? (Confused? Read the article for that 'aha' moment.) ,

Weed of the Month

False brome stalks are so tall and slender, they have a tendency to nod. Photo: Institute for Applied Ecology.

False brome

Ring a bell? We last covered false brome in a 2009 Weed Wise column. We’re bringing it back because winter is a great time to spot false brome, an invasive problem that continues throughout the state. Local sightings in the Germantown Road area, reported to the West Multnomah SWCD in 2012, add timeliness as well.

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