Green Neighbors Program

The Clark County Green Neighbors Program is coordinated by Clark County Public Health’s 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.

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Sunday, March 31

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Monday, April 1

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Tuesday, April 2

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Wednesday, April 3

Spring Beak Nature Walk

Wednesday, April 3 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Registration is required. Sign up here:

During spring break, come to the Water Center in search of spring beaks! The birds are becoming active as days get longer. Songs echo through the wetlands, nests are being built, and baby bird season is just around the corner. Take a leisurely spring break walk in search of all the birds that call this water ecosystem home. Binoculars will be on hand for participants to borrow.

This walk is suitable for individuals and families with youth ages 6 and older. All minors should be accompanied by an adult. Expect to walk 1.5 miles on uneven terrain, including sandy beaches, muddy wetlands and paved surfaces.

Contact: Water Center staff at or 360-487-7111

Conscious Consumption: Cooking with Leftovers

Wednesday, April 3 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Cooking with Leftovers

Join us for the Cooking with Leftovers event, where special guest presenter Stacey Tigner-Loy from WSU Clark County Extension SNAP-Ed will lead an interactive demonstration that inspires attendees to embrace their culinary creativity and make a positive impact on the environment through mindful purchasing, storing, and cooking.

During this event, we will explore various topics related to conscious consumption, including the importance of meal planning, effective food storage, and creative ways to use leftovers. Stacey will share her innovative approach to cooking with leftovers and how she utilizes creativity to transform leftover ingredients into delicious new meals. We are sure you will be inspired to embrace your culinary creativity and reduce food waste in your kitchen!

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  • Date: Wednesday, April 3

Learn more by checking out Stacey’s Cooking with Leftovers Booklet: Cooking with Leftovers Booklet

Thursday, April 4

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Friday, April 5

Ivy Removal at Marine Park

Friday, April 5 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

This Spring Break, serve your community by removing invasive ivy from Marine Park! Activities can include cutting ivy off tree trunks, bending over to pull ivy free from the soil, and shoveling and spreading bark mulch. All tools will be provided.

Please sign up as registration is required and space is limited:

All ages welcome. Youth under 18 must bring a signed minor consent form. Youth under 13 must have an adult guardian present.

If this event becomes full since space is limited and you see that registrations are no longer being accepted, please use the contact email below to add your name to the waitlist.

Contact: Water Center staff at or 360-487-7111

Saturday, April 6

Cesar Chavez Day of Service Event at Pacific Park Natural Demo Garden

Saturday, April 6 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join WSU Clark County Master Gardeners and people from across the county and around the world for a day of community service in honor of Cesar Chavez. Chavez was a civil rights, Latino and farm labor leader; a community organizer and social entrepreneur; a champion of militant nonviolent social change; and a crusader for the environment and consumer rights. Help spiff up the Natural Demonstration Garden at Pacific Park on Saturday, April 6 from 10am to 12noon. Tasks will include winter clean up, weeding, pruning and whatever else is needed. Dress for the weather. Bring water. Tools provided. Please register in advance at The park is located at 1515 NE 164th Ave., Vancouver, WA 98684. HOWEVER, you will want to enter the property from the entrance located off NE 172nd. That puts you at the NE corner of the park where the demonstration garden is. 

Contact: / 564-397-5738. Visit us online at Put on in partnership with Clark County Public Health Green Neighbors Program.