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Council Meeting – Different Date

When: July 11, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where: Clean Water Services, 2550 SW Hillsboro Hwy, Hillsboro, OR 97123, USA

The monthly Council meeting is normally held on the first Wednesday of the month.  Since this is also the 4th of July, it was moved to July 11th.  It is open to the public.  Light refreshments are served. Agenda, May … Continue reading

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Fernhill Wetlands New Volunteer Steward Training

When: March 31, 2018 @ 9:45 am – 2:00 pm
Where: Clean Water Services, Tualatin Room, 2550 SW Hillsboro Hwy, Hillsboro, OR 97123, USA

New Volunteer Steward Training (VT1). Interested parties, mark your calendars and meet at CWS, 2550 SW Hillsboro Hwy, next to Jackson Bottom Wetlands, in Hillsboro for a 4 hour session on becoming an official VSP volunteer at Fernhill. We will have … Continue reading

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WCSWA Northwest Native Tree & Plant Sale

When: March 10, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Where: Hillsboro Armory, 848 NE 28th Ave, Hillsboro, OR 97124, USA
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Volunteer Tree Planting in West Haven

When: March 17, 2018 @ 8:45 am – 1:00 pm
Where: See below, SW 90th Ave, Portland, OR 97225, USA

Flier for Event Join your friends and neighbors to plant native trees and shrubs to restore and enhance Johnson Creek as part of Neighbors for Smart Growth’s ongoing North Johnson Creek Trail Extension project! This event is in partnership with … Continue reading

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2018 Oregon Chapter of American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting

When: March 13, 2018 – March 16, 2018 all-day
Where: Eugene, Oregon

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Landscaping Workshops / Pesticide Core Training/Winter

When: February 23, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Clackamas Community College, Clairmont 133, 19600 S Molalla Ave, Oregon City, OR 97045, USA

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Landscaping Workshops / Pesticide Laws & Safety

When: February 2, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Clackamas Community College, Clairmont 133, 19600 S Molalla Ave, Oregon City, OR 97045, USA

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Landscaping Workshops / Stormwater Management for Landscapers

When: February 7, 2018 @ 8:00 am – 11:45 am
Where: Clackamas Community College, Room Clairmont 117, Clairmont Center, 19600 Molalla Ave, Oregon City, OR 97045, USA

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Soil School 2018

When: April 7, 2018 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: PCC Rock Creek Event Center, Building 9, 17705 NW Springville Rd, Portland, OR 97229, USA

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Urban Green Infrastructure Summit

When: February 21, 2018 – February 22, 2018 all-day
Where: Embassy Suites, 9000 SW Washington Square Rd, Tigard, OR 97223, USA
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4-County CWMA Pull-Together

When: January 10, 2018 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: McMenamins Kennedy School, 5736 NE 33rd Ave, Portland, OR 97211, USA

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Steering Committee Alternate Date

When: June 18, 2018 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: Washington County Conference Center, Room 110, 102 SW Washington St, Hillsboro, OR 97123, USA

    The Steering Committee consists of the officers and several stakeholders who meet monthly to help guide the Council. Each month a roving stakeholder can sign up to joins the committee meeting.

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Steering Committee Alternate Date

When: November 15, 2017 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: County Parking Garage, First Floor, Room 110, SW Washington St & S 1st Ave, Hillsboro, OR 97123, USA

  As of March 2017 – New Location Enter on Corner of First and Washington The Steering Committee consists of the officers and several stakeholders who meet monthly to help guide the Council. Each month a roving stakeholder joins the committee meeting.

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Are Your Neighbors Driving you Wild?

When: November 8, 2017 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: McMenamin's Cornelius Pass Roadhouse in Imbrie Meadows, 4045 NW Cornelius Pass Rd, Hillsboro, OR 97124, USA

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Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge 25 Year Anniversary Celebration

When: October 14, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge, Sherwood OR, 19255 Pacific Hwy W, Sherwood, OR 97140, USA
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Bonita Natural Area Tree Planting

When: October 7, 2017 @ 8:45 am – 1:00 pm
Where: Bonita Natural Area, 20 SW Weaver Way, Tigard, OR 97224, USA

Friends of Trees is working in partnership with the Tualatin River Watershed Council and Clean Water Services to help restore the Bonita natural area to a diverse and healthy riparian forest ecosystem. The site was recently cleared of a nearly … Continue reading

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Birds & Brew Under Construction Event

When: September 30, 2017 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm
Where: Firnhill Wetlands via TTM, 1511 Poplar St, Forest Grove, OR 97116, USA

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Taking Advantage of Beneficial Insects to Control Crop Pests

When: March 30, 2017 @ 8:30 am – 3:00 pm
Where: Clackamas County Event Center, 694 NE 4th Ave, Canby, OR 97013, USA

This is a free workshop designed for agricultural producers Registration required, see flier for details Flier for event  

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Spring Naturescaping Workshop

When: May 13, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Where: Leedy Grange, 835 NW Saltzman Rd, Portland, OR 97229, USA

Sign up for event Flier for event Looking for a low-maintenance landscape option? Join us to learn how to NATURESCAPE your yard! Naturescaping is the practice of designing (or redesigning) a landscape so that it reduces water use, decreases stormwater … Continue reading

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Stream Team Captain Training

When: March 4, 2017 @ 8:30 am – 2:30 pm
Where: Council Creek – Valley view Mobile Home Park, 34265 SW Tualatin Valley Hwy, Cornelius, OR 97123, USA

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Education & Outreach Committee Meeting – Alternate Date

When: April 12, 2017 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Where: Washington County Parking Garage Conference Room 102, SW First St and SW Washington Hillsboro OR

We will be working on the 2015-2016 annual report.

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Chehalem Ridge Community Event

When: February 16, 2017 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Forest Grove Community Auditorium, 1915 Main St, Forest Grove, OR 97116, USA

The event will take place at the Forest Grove Community Auditorium, 1915 Main Street, from 6 – 8 p.m.  There will be a presentation, light refreshments and opportunity to weigh in on the draft recommended plan.  If possible, let us … Continue reading

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Bonita Townhomes Planting Workday Canceled due to snow

When: January 16, 2017 @ 8:45 am – 1:00 pm
Where: Bonita Town Homes, 20 SW Weaver Way, Tigard, OR 97224, USA

Event Canceled due to snow, watch for it being rescheduled in March 2017 Link for the event: Friends of Trees is working in partnership with the Tualatin River Watershed Council and Clean Water Services to help restore the Bonita natural … Continue reading

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Pull Together! 4-County Cooperative Weed Management Area

When: January 11, 2017 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Where: The Oregon Zoo, Cascade Crest Ballroom, Kalahari Banquet Room, 4001 Southwest Canyon Road, Portland, OR 97221, USA

We have a great day of learning planned! We will be delving in to a variety of topics surrounding invasive plants, communication, and climate change. New this year, we will be combining the Herbicide Forum with the Pull-Together for a … Continue reading

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Steering Committee – Second Meeting of Month

When: April 18, 2017 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Where: County Parking Garage, First Floor, Room 110, S 1st Ave & SW Washington St, Hillsboro, OR 97123, USA

  As of March 2017 – New Location Enter on Corner of First and Washington The Steering Committee consists of the officers and several stakeholders who meet monthly to help guide the Council. Each month a roving stakeholder joins the committee meeting.

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Friends of Bull Mountain Park Picnic

When: August 25, 2016 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Bull Mountain Park, 13950 SW Alpine Crest Way, Tigard, OR 97224, USA

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N. Johnson Creek natural Habitat Restoration Work Party

When: August 28, 2016 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where: Catlin Gable School, SW W Haven Dr & SW 90th Ave, Portland, OR 97225, USA

Flier for Event Meet at 1:45 PM just inside the Catlin Gable School Gate.

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Leaving a Legacy: Farm Succession Workshop

When: October 30, 2016 @ 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Forest Grove United Church of Christ, United Church of Christ, 2032 College Way, Forest Grove, OR 97116, USA

Flier for Event Please RSVP for dinner to Nellie McAdams at above contacts

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Hola, somos Metro, Visitanox on El Grito charla con nosotros

When: September 16, 2016 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Centro Cultural, 1110 N Adair St, Cornelius, OR 97113, USA

Celebra la independencia de tu país y deja tu huella en Oregon al compartir tus ideas para el futuro de un nuevo parque natural cerca de donde vives. Busca la mesa de Metro en la celebración de El Grito en … Continue reading

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Chehalem Ridge Nature Park Community Event in English

When: September 8, 2016 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Forest Grove Community Auditorium, 1915 Main St, Forest Grove, OR 97116, USA

          The next community event for Chehalem Ridge Nature Park will be held Thursday, Sept. 8 at the Community Auditorium, located at 1915 Main Street, in Forest Grove.  Please join us to learn about the latest … Continue reading

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Tualatin Soil and Water Conservation District’s Eleventh Annual Conservation Tour

When: September 17, 2016 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Where: Hoffman Farms, 22242 SW Scholls Ferry Rd, Beaverton, OR 97007, USA

Flier for event: Note:  Lunch and award ceremony for first 240 registered guests. Register at the event website above  

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Fernhill Eco-Blitz

When: May 14, 2016 @ 7:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where: Fernhill Wetland, 1399 SW Fern Hill Rd, Forest Grove, OR 97116, USA

Join biologist to identify the birds, mammals, amphibians, reptiles, insects and plants that call Fernhill Wetlands home! Flier for Event Please Register for this free event.

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2016 Free Weed Watcher Workshop – Beaverton

When: May 11, 2016 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Tualatin Valley Water District, 1850 SW 170th Ave, Beaverton, OR 97006, USA

Worried about invasive plants and other weeds? Our FREE Weed Watcher workshops will train you to identify the species of most concern now and report them. Meet these plants up close and personal in our Speed Dating round, and take … Continue reading

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2016 Free Weed Watchers Workshop – Portland

When: May 4, 2016 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: West Hills Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 8470 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223, USA

Worried about invasive plants and other weeds? Our FREE Weed Watcher workshops will train you to identify the species of most concern now and report them. Meet these plants up close and personal in our Speed Dating round, and take … Continue reading

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2016 Free Weed Workshop – Sherwood

When: April 28, 2016 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge, 19255 SW Pacific Hwy, Sherwood, OR 97140, USA

Worried about invasive plants and other weeds? Our FREE Weed Watcher workshops will train you to identify the species of most concern now and report them. Meet these plants up close and personal in our Speed Dating round, and take … Continue reading

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2016 Free Weed Watcher Workshop – Tigard

When: April 26, 2016 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Tigard Public Works Building, 8777 SW Burnham St, Tigard, OR 97223, USA

Worried about invasive plants and other weeds? Our FREE Weed Watcher workshops will train you to identify the species of most concern now and report them. Meet these plants up close and personal in our Speed Dating round, and take … Continue reading

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2016 Free Weed Watcher Workshop Tigard