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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News about our community as it relates to the environment
Work with nature and make your garden beautiful. Encouraging birds, bees, and wildlife by using native plants, building great soil, recycling and composting waste materials, and using fewer chemicals are all part of contributing to a healthy environment.
May
15

Something's buzzing at Pacific Park

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As much as 1/3 of our food supply relies on the work of bees, and pollinators are at the heart of resilient ecosystems. The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation ​When most people think of buzzing pollinators, the familiar honeybee and bumblebee come to mind. But did you know that there are over 4,000 species of bee native to North America, ...
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May
14

Rain, rain, come my way! Rain gardens and reducing runoff

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​May rainy spell got you down and looking at your garden forlornly? Cheer up by planning ways to incorporate rain water capture and filtration into eye-catching garden features! Why? When rainwater runs off roofs, patios, and pavement, through gutters and storm drains, it flows into nearby waterways, carrying with it any pollution it encountered al...
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Apr
24

Gardening That Does Good!

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Whether you're looking for vegetables to plant in your garden, a houseplant to brighten your home, or flowers that will provide food for native pollinators, local plant sales have it all! Local plant sales are great opportunities to get interesting plant varieties while supporting local schools, nonprofit organizations, and nurseries. Her...
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Mar
29

Volunteer Spotlight: Nicole Nugent

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​Meet Nicole! Nicole is a student at HELA High School in Evergreen Public Schools. She has been leading a group of students who regularly volunteer to maintain and enhance the Green Neighbors natural gardening demonstration site at Pacific Park. She also recently received the Marshall Youth Leadership Award. We recently asked Nicole to tell us...
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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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