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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Sunday, March 7

There are no events on this day.

Monday, March 8

Dirt Hugger Virtual Tour

Monday, March 8 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

Join us virtually on Monday, March 8, 6 – 7:15 pm! Guest Speaker Pierce Louis, co-founder of Dirt Hugger, will give us a virtual tour of the composting facility, share about the composting process, and answer questions you may have!

Contact: Shannon Hunter, [email protected]

Topic: Dirt Hugger Virtual Tour

Time: Mar 8, 2021 6:00 - 7:15 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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VIRTUAL Preparing Your Home and Landscape for Wildfire Webinar

Monday, March 8 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Preparing Your Home and Landscape for Wildfire Webinar – March 8 

Whether from controlled, deliberate burns by Indigenous people or through unintentional wildfires such as those that ripped through SW Washington in 2020, at some point in time, all of Washington State has been shaped by fire.   

Ashley Blazina, Community Wildfire Preparedness Coordinator with Washington Department of Natural Resources will present on how to make your home and landscape more fire-resilient including tips that households on any budget can employ. Free.

 Pre-registration required.

https://wsu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0kc–qqzktG9U5wp9LTS5c84bUMuWfMHl8

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Contact [email protected] or 564-397-5738 for more information.  

Tuesday, March 9

There are no events on this day.

Wednesday, March 10

There are no events on this day.

Thursday, March 11

Virtual Tour of Clark County Amphibian Sites

Thursday, March 11 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Register here.

Join Clark Conservation District for a virtual tour of areas in Clark County with amphibians! Shell Devlaeminck from SWAMP (the South West Amphibian Monitoring Project) will give a presentation on amphibian sites throughout the county and share a few pointers on how to provide good habitat for amphibians in your own backyard. Shell has years of experience surveying amphibians in Clark County with SWAMP and will share pictures of some of the amphibian sites she has surveyed.

To learn more, visit https://clarkcd.org/amphibian

 The webinar recording will be posted on the Clark CD website after the event. 

Friday, March 12

Columbia Springs Hydrangea Giveaway

Friday, March 12 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Spring is almost upon us! Come visit Columbia Springs and pick up some FREE hydrangea cuttings to plant in your yard or garden. 
 
This event will only be staffed from 10am - 2pm on March 12th and 13th. Masks and social distancing required at all times.

Saturday, March 13

VIRTUAL Birding by Ear Online Classes

Saturday, March 13 9:00 am - 10:30 am
There are two dates! One for resident birds and one in April for migrant birds. See below!
Pre-registration required.

Follow this link to find out more and register: https://www.treesongnatureawareness.org/online-birding-classes
 
BIRDING BY EAR — RESIDENT BIRDS
SATURDAY, MARCH 13, 9:00AM - 10:30AM, VIA ZOOM
 
BIRDING BY EAR — MIGRANT BIRDS
SUNDAY, APRIL 11, 5:00PM - 6:30PM PACIFIC TIME, VIA ZOOM
 
Registration closes at 8:00am and 4:00pm respectively, the day of each class. Be sure and reserve your spot!
 
INSTRUCTOR:
LAURA WHITTEMORE
 
Laura Whittemore brings her incredible knowledge and passion for birding to two wonderful online classes that will help you identify birds by their distinct voices. Meet some of the widespread songbirds of the Northwest, hear their unique songs, and get tips on how to listen and how to retain birdsongs. Learning birdsong will take your nature awareness to a new level, sparking your curiosity and allowing you to find more birds and be more confident in your identification.
 
You'll practice around your home and supplement with online resources. The first class focuses on resident birds such as Song Sparrow, Bewick's Wren, Spotted Towhee, and more. The second focuses on spring migrants such as Swainson's Thrush, Western Tanager, Black-headed Grosbeak, and several warbler and flycatcher species.
 
TUITION: $5 - $20 SLIDING SCALE
The links to the Zoom meetings will be sent out to attendees before the workshop times.

https://www.facebook.com/events/2559424477688272/ 

Columbia Springs Hydrangea Giveaway

Saturday, March 13 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Spring is almost upon us! Come visit Columbia Springs and pick up some FREE hydrangea cuttings to plant in your yard or garden. 
 
This event will only be staffed from 10am - 2pm on March 12th and 13th. Masks and social distancing required at all times.

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