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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Green Blog

News about our community as it relates to the environment
Jul
31

Volunteer Spotlight: An Oasis of Dedication with Laura Heldreth

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Laura Heldreth, 2018 Master Gardener of the Year Every year, the Master Gardeners of Clark County select one of their volunteers to highlight for their efforts in the community. This year the honor was bestowed upon Laura Heldreth. Laura teaches many classes on gardening at Clark College through the Master Gardener program, she maintains a gardenin...
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Jul
31

August Green Business of the Month

Columbia Springs is a non-profit and environmental education center that offers youth and adult education programs, and it's a place where you can enjoy walking trails, wildlife viewing and connecting with the natural world. A certified Clark County Green Business since 2015, staff members at Columbia Springs not only educate the public about the e...
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Dec
07

Habitat Restoration at Ridgefield Wildlife Refuge

Habitat Restoration at Ridgefield Wildlife Refuge
The Ridgefield Wildlife Refuge Habitat Restoration Team is always on the lookout for new folks to help out with various habitat and biological projects around the Refuge. Volunteers meet Wednesdays from 9AM-12PM.  This is a great opportunity to meet other people in the community and view wildlife in a natural setting while you are making a dif...
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Oct
12

Are you afraid of bats?!

Halloween is coming soon, which means fun-sized candy, horror movies and scary creatures of the night. Bats are often associated with this spooky celebration, but they shouldn't be and here's why. Busting myths about bats 1. Vampire bats are real vampires. While Green Neighbors can neither confirm nor deny the existence of vampires, we can say that...
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