Protect Water

Whether it's practical tips for water use around the house, or hands-on projects that allow you to take action to protect our local waterways, we have resources to help you become a local water hero.

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What are PFAS and PFOS?

Forever chemicals are commonly found in just about every consumer product. They are synthetic toxins…

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Ocean Blue Project

Are you looking for an actionable way to connect with water? You can help protect…

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Poop Smart Clark

Doo something pawsative for our rivers! Scoop it. Bag it. Trash it. Dog poop is…

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Inflate Your Vehicle Tires

When it rains in the Pacific Northwest, water washes over our roads, into storm drains,…

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Weekly Watering Number

Whether you water by hand or have an in-ground sprinkler system, the Weekly Watering Number…

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Microplastics

Microplastics are getting more attention here in the Columbia basin—researchers at PSU are hoping to…

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Grow Smart Grow Safe

Great story from OPB about farmers who voluntarily worked with their local soil and conservation…

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Lawn Alternatives

Are you considering getting rid of your lawn but aren’t sure what would replace it?…

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Columbia South Shore Well Field

Did you know that the Columbia South Shore Well Field (CSSWF) is Oregon’s second-largest regional…

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The Blueprint Foundation

We would like to shout out the work being done by The Blueprint Foundation, who…

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Stay Safe And Use Life Jacket Loaner Stations

What’s that in the forecast? Warm weather? It’s a great time to get out to…

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Vámonos Outside

Ever heard of Vámonos Outside? Vámanos Outside, a nonprofit organization based in Bend connects Latinx…

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Recycle to Help Out Water Organizations

It’s always a good day to make a positive impact on our planet by recycling—which…

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Water Management in Your Yard

Water management is an important aspect of sustainable gardening—it’s essential to understand how to keep…

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Adopt a Drain

Storm drains, also called catch basins, help with flooding and stormwater runoff. You can do…

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Salmon & Tires

Have you ever seen salmon spawning in a river? It’s kind of magical. I saw…

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