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Apply for a Partners in Conservation grant!

Is your organization looking for funding for a conservation project? We are now accepting applications for the 2017 Partners in Conservation (PIC) grant cycle! Our PIC Grant Program supports conservation projects that are located within the District service area (all Multnomah County east of the Willamette River) or serve its residents. Projects must show a clear public benefit in one or more of the following: habitat restoration or watershed health, soil erosion prevention/control, soil health, water quality, water conservation, and/or environmental education.

New online application system:
Please note that we have switched to an online application system called ZoomGrants this year! Learn more about our PIC Grants and the new application system on our Partners in Conservation page.

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Our 2015-16 Annual Report

Find out about the work the East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District does! Our 2015-16 Annual Report is now available. You may also download a condensed version of the report in this Annual Brief. The Annual Report covers the work done during our most recent fiscal year; each fiscal year begins on July 1st and ends on June 31st of the next calendar year.

The mission of the East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District is to help people care for land and water. Our vision is that our lands and waters are healthy and sustain farms, forests, wildlife and communities. You can also learn more about EMSWCD and the work we do in the District in the About EMSWCD section. Contact us at (503) 222-7645 or info@emswcd-dev.net/mu to find out how we can help you care for land and water.

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The East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District (EMSWCD), serving all of Multnomah County East of the Willamette River, has scheduled Board and Committee meetings at the District Office (5211 N. Williams Ave, Portland, OR 97217) for the months of November and December 2016. Visit this page to see a calendar of upcoming meetings.

Free Beneficial Insects workshop in Corbett on November 16th!

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Are you battling with pests in your farm or garden? We are offering a free workshop that will introduce you to the beetles, flies and centipedes that can help! These beneficial insects protect your land from pests such as aphids and slugs. Learn how to grow healthier plants while reducing the need for insecticide!

This workshop takes place at the Columbia Grange in Corbett on November 16th, and runs from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. Register now!

Register now for the
Beneficial Insects workshop!

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