Volunteer at the Children’s Clean Water Festival

The Children’s Clean Water Festival is a one-day environmental education event for 4th grade students from around the Portland Metro area. The Festival reinforces STEM, Common Core and Next Generation Science concepts through water-focused classroom presentations, exhibits and stage shows....

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Blue Infrastructure: A Holistic Approach to Water Ecology

The era of taking water for granted is over. Climate change and aging infrastructure has prioritized water in the planning and design of our buildings, landscapes, and communities. Understanding a project’s water footprint focuses resources on increasing resiliency through expanded habitat and...

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Portland Water Bureau Seeks Education Interns

The Portland Water Bureau Education Program is looking for two passionate and energetic interns to teach kids about drinking water and natural resources during spring field trips to the Bull Run Watershed.  Applications due by 5:00 PM on Thursday, February 28, 2019. For more information and...

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FREE Rain Gardens 101 Workshop

Learn how to build your own rain garden! We’ll explore the critical role rain gardens can play in urban stream restoration, and how they add beautiful landscaping to your yard at the same time. Beyond learning how to plan for and maintain a rain garden, you will also receive a comprehensive manual...

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FREE Native Plants Workshop

Explore the benefits of gardening with native plants!  You will be introduced to common native plant communities in Portland, shown examples of species that do well in similar growing conditions, and discuss successful planting tips that will help them thrive and more. Pre-register...

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FREE Native Plants Workshop

East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District is excited to invite the community to our various upcoming workshops. All of these nature-based workshops help us to better know and care for the natural world around us. Plus, they are FREE to attend! Please share these workshops with your...

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FREE Edible Landscape Workshop

  East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District is excited to invite the community to our various upcoming workshops. All of these nature-based workshops help us to better know and care for the natural world around us. Plus, they are FREE to attend! Please share these workshops with...

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FREE Naturescaping Basics Workshop

East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District is excited to invite the community to our various upcoming workshops. All of these nature-based workshops help us to better know and care for the natural world around us. Plus, they are FREE to attend! Please share these workshops with your...

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FREE Edible Landscape Workshop

East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District is excited to invite the community to our various upcoming workshops. All of these nature-based workshops help us to better know and care for the natural world around us. Plus, they are FREE to attend! Please share these workshops with your...

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FREE Rain Gardens 101 Workshop

East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District is excited to invite the community to our various upcoming workshops. All of these nature-based workshops help us to better know and care for the natural world around us. Plus, they are FREE to attend! Please share these workshops with your...

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Honoring Our Waters

Join the Earth and Spirit Council as we walk to celebrate nature, water, and the beings of the natural world. The rivers flow freely, offering us many gifts. We gather to reconnect with what we often take for granted.

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Down The River Cleanup

The Clackamas River Basin Council will be co-hosting a VERY important event that has occured on our River since 2003 called the Down The River Cleanup. This is an event that, with the help up hundreds of participants each year, covers the Clackamas River from MiloMcIver Park in Estacada all the...

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