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May News from Clark County Green Neighbors

May News from Clark County Green Neighbors

May 2024 ‍

Hello , 


We hope you were able to participate in some of the many Earth Day activities that were held across our community last month.  It was great to see so many of our neighbors coming together to celebrate our planet.  We can't wait for the next Earth Day!


With Spring now in full swing, our team has been gearing up for the gardening season and the 2024 Natural Garden Tour.  The new Natural Garden Tour booklet has officially been released, read on below and get a sneak peek of the picturesque collection of gardens that will be on this year's tour and find out about other green news and events in our community.


Best wishes,



Green Neighbors

2024 Natural Garden Tour Presented by Clark County Green Neighbors- Join us on Sunday, June 23rd.

This year, a selection of Clark County gardeners are inviting the community to take in the beauty of natural gardening. This self-guided tour includes local properties large and small that showcase native plants, lawn alternatives, and other sustainable features grown for a variety of purposes. 


Conscious Consumption Series- Red Worm Composting

Learn how to compost using red worms to turn food scraps into all-natural fertilizer for your garden from the experts with the Clark County Composter Recycler program. This is a great alternative to backyard composting, especially if you are tight on space. Upon completion, Clark County residents will have the chance to receive their own worm bin, free of charge! 


Event Date/Time: June 1st 2:00-3:30pm

Location: Cascade Park Library


2024 Watershed Alliance Environmental Film Series

The Environmental Film Series is back in 2024 with another great line up! Mark your calendars for this opportunity to learn more about environmental topics and engage with your community.

These no-cost film screening...


Savory Pancake Recipe from Clark County Wins National Food Waste Prevention Cooking Challenge

The National Food Waste Prevention Week team recently announced winners of their first cooking challenge. In celebration of Food Waste Prevention Week, participants were asked to submit a recipe that helps to rescue food from becoming waste. Stacey Tigner-Loy from Vancouver's WSU Extension SNAP-Ed program submitted her savory pancake recipe that was selected as one of only four winners. Congratulations to Stacey and be sure to try the recipe out for yourself!


Cast your Vote for the Stormwater Partners of SW Washington "Students for Clean Water" Video Contest

The People's Choice Awards are here! Now you get to support these students and vote with every view, like and comment. The top two videos with the most engagement through May 23 win $500 or $100, respectively. Check out the video playlist and cast your vote today!



Recycling 201: Beyond the Curb

This Recycling Beyond the Curb workshop covers a variety of recycling opportunities beyond the basics of curbside recycling...

‍Date        Wednesday May 29, 2024


The Resilient Yard; Protecting Pollinators from the Effects of Climate Change Workshop

The changing climate affects us all, and pollinating animals are no exception. There are actions you can take in your garden to help them. Join Master Gardeners Angelina...

Date/Time: Tuesday June 4, 2024            6:00-7:30pm


17th Annual Small Acreage Expo at 78th St. Heritage Farm

WSU Clark County Extension Small Acreage Program invites the community to the Seventeenth Annual Small Acreage Expo on Saturday, June 8th at the 78th Street Heritage...

Date/Time: Saturday,  June 8, 2024      8:30am-3:45pm

Community Shred Event at Beautiful Savior Lutheran

Beautiful Savior Lutheran is hosting a shred day fundraiser for their 30th year of the Mexico Mission of building homes in Tijuana. 

Requesting $5 donation, 2 box limit....

Date/Time: Saturday, June 15, 2024           10:00am-1:00pm (or until truck is full)