Green Neighbors Program

The Clark County Green Neighbors Program was developed and is maintained by Clark County Solid Waste and Environmental Outreach to assist citizens with developing more sustainable lifestyles and building a strong environmental community in Clark County. Solid waste regional planning and programs are a cooperative effort of Battle Ground, Camas, Clark County, La Center, Ridgefield, Vancouver, Washougal, and Yacolt. Funding for this project provided by a grant from the Washington State Department of Ecology.

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(360) 397-2121 x4352
Month Flat Week Day
Date: Friday, February 28, 2020 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Duration: 2 Hours, 30 Minutes

The Water Resources Education Center, located on the banks of the Columbia River and adjacent to 50 acres of wetland habitat, is in the process of certifying our native garden and outdoor classroom space through the Backyard Habitat Certification Program.

Over the next several months, the Water Center is looking for volunteers to help remove non-native plants, plant native plants for pollinators and birds, and perhaps even build a fence. The Water Center is hoping to become a demonstration site for the Backyard Habitat program and provide the public with an area to view a mature native garden featuring native plants, birds and other wildlife.

Join us for Stewardship Friday, and help us become a certified native garden habitat! This opportunity is family friendly and great for teens – people of all ages and abilities are welcome. Volunteers should dress for the weather and wear long pants and closed-toe shoes. Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form.

https://www.cityofvancouver.us/publicworks/webform/stewardship-friday-water-center-0

 

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