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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Clark Green Neighbors event calendar

Compost Demo Site Q and A

Saturday, April 22, 2017, 09:00am - 12:00pm
 
Got questions about composting? Want to learn the best way to get your compost cooking? How do you know when your compost is finished? What type of composting bin is best? What about worm bins? Spring time is a great time to learn how to turn kitchen scraps and yard debris into food for your garden. Visit a composting demonstration site open house anytime between 9 am and noon. to get answers, see demonstrations of composting techniques, and chat with Master Composter/Recyclers. The composting demonstration site is at the west end of the Wildlife Botanic Gardens at the Center for Agricultural Science and Environmental Education (CASEE) in Brush Prairie.

Have questions about backyard composting? Not sure what type of composting tumbler/bin/pile system is best for you? Come ask a composting expert!

This demonstration site displays examples of completely functional and currently in use common compost systems for the backyard composer. Examples of compost systems include: wire mesh bins, a two bin cinder block system, a three bin pallet system, Seattle composer bin, large tumbler, large scale wooden/wore system, a barrel worm bin, a Rubbermaid tote worm bin, lasagna garden beds, and a hugelkultur berm.

Volunteer experts are present at our demonstration site at CASEE to answer your questions.

To learn more about the MCR volunteer and education program, click here

Location 

CASEE Center 
11104 NE 149th St 
Brush Prairie, WA 98606

 

Event Sponsor  Clark County Master Composter/Recycler

 

Happy 5th Anniversary Green Neighbors!

Creatures of the Night

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Meet live owls and other raptors. Dissect owl pellets to discover and identify the skeletons of their prey. Learn about bats and why they are so important in our daily lives. Have a cupcake to celebrate Green Neighbor’s 5th birthday!