Hello Visitor, I have to say that I'm really looking forward to the colors and feel of autumn although I shouldn't wish away our summer! September is a great month to be outside and do everything from taking a walk to getting involved in a volunteer project. September 10 brings the county-wide Clark County Connects event - a day of service that reaches clear across the county. We'd love to have your help at the Pacific Park Natural Gardening Demonstration Site on that day - we'll even have a Master Gardener on hand to help you collect seeds to take home for your own garden! Please contact us if you can help us out.
We are so excited to recognize 4 years of our program on Sunday, October 16. Please join us at the Water Resources Education Center to celebrate this milestone by welcoming Dr. Robert Michael Pyle. Dr. Pyle is a lifelong ecologist from the Grays River area. He has written numerous books about the natural world including everything...
Waste Connections of Washington provides collection service for garbage, recycling and yard debris in Clark County. If your business throws away garbage or if you live in Clark County, there is a good chance you've seen one of their trucks. When they're not on the road, the truck fleet is based at an operations and maintenance site here in Clark Co...
Clark Public Utilities' StreamTeam sponsors the Stream Stewards program for those interested in making a difference in the great outdoors. Stewards attend classes 8:30am – 2pm on 6 Saturdays and 6 – 8:30pm on 5 Tuesdays September 24 –through November 5th. Leader Training offered on Saturday, October 15th is optional. After completing training, Strea...
Clark County, the cities of Battle Ground, Camas, La Center, Ridgefield, Vancouver and Washougal and the town of Yacolt are hosting Recycling Day Events in 2016. The events will give Clark County, Washington, residents an opportunity to manage a variety of special wastes through reuse and/or recycling.
All across Clark County, people just like you are donating their time and energy to help preserve Clark County’s environment and enhance the quality of life of its residents. There are multiple opportunities to become involved!
Join the annual Celebration of Columbia River Ecosystems. Every year the Water Resources Education Center recognizes sturgeon and Columbia River ecosystems on the third Saturday in September. This free, fun family event offers opportunities for the entire family to learn about fish and other animals in and around the Columbia River. The festival usually includes a breathtaking birds of prey show and amazing live reptile show. Other highlights include the popular fish dissections and colorful Eartha the Ecological Clown. This is a partnership event with the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.
Learn the care and feeding of red worms and discover how they can help you turn fruit and vegetable scraps from the kitchen into food for your garden or houseplants. Children should be at least five years of age to participate. Participants receive a worm bin and red worms to take home.
Be part of a new citizen science movement, and contribute to the Portland-Vancouver region’s species inventory!
This FREE event aims to: raise awareness of biodiversity, generate appreciation of natural resources, establish a shared effort among science professionals, educators and the general public and create a shared database of regional species and natural resources.
Open to all ages, families welcome. No experience is necessary and introduction to using the iNaturalist app will be provided. Join a team, stay as long as you prefer.
Questions? Contact Jane Kleiner, email@example.com or 360-397-2121 x 5267
The first Zika virus case has turned up in Clark County. This is not a public health threat. In fact, Zika-carrying mosquitoes don't even live in the Pacific Northwest. Click this button for more information:
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The next Unwanted Medications Take-back event is on October 22. For more information, visit the website.
Master Composter/Recycler training starts up in January. For more information and to sign up, you can click here.