In honor of World Soil day, we celebrate all the soil does for us. Learn about your soil from some of our favorite soil websites!
Be a soil scholar!
To learn even more, join us at Soil School on April 5, 2014. There will be three tracks: one for farmers, one for beginning gardeners, and one for experienced gardeners. Click here to register!
Your Local Conservation District is looking for a detail-oriented person with excellent communication skills to help coordinate our events and volunteers and serve as a community connections representative. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years of experience with project and volunteer management and event coordination. Additionally, this candidate will excel at community outreach, work well with a wide variety of people, and have experience building successful partnerships in traditionally underserved communities.
Position is in Portland Oregon and is full time with competitive benefits. We are an equal opportunity employer; persons of color strongly encouraged to apply. This position is now closed; applications will be reviewed next. Thank you to all applicants! For details about the job, please see the Outreach and Education Specialist page.
Help get funding to great local projects – your Local Conservation District is looking for a detail-oriented person with excellent communication skills to help administer our grants programs. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years of experience with community outreach or with grants and contracts; work well with a wide variety of people; and have experience building successful partnerships in traditionally underserved communities. Position is in Portland Oregon and is full time with competitive benefits. We are an equal opportunity employer; persons of color strongly encouraged to apply.
The application period for this position has closed. To read about the job description, please see the Grants Specialist page.
We are happy to announce the launch of the new EMSWCD website!
- a new design and a complete reorganization so it’s easy to find what you’re looking for. (visit this page for tips on using the new website).
- Greater accessibility with mobile devices and a wider range of browsers. (Note: visitors using Internet Explorer 6 or older will encounter some issues).
Other highlights include:
You can read more about all of our programs in the About section, or simply click on any section in the menu to learn more. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us!
We’ve gotten feedback that more time is needed for 2014 Headwaters Farm Incubator applications. If you are one of the individuals who is interested in farming at Headwaters but didn’t have time to apply, you’re in luck!
The Headwaters Incubator Program will be accepting applications until November 15th.
For more information on how to apply or what the program offers, please visit the EMSWCD’s farm incubator page or contact Rowan Steele, Farm Incubator Manager (contact page / 503-935-5355).
Learn about Naturescaping, how to build your own rain garden, or how to make an excellent landscape site plan. Register for a workshop today! There are still many more scheduled throughout the fall.
Click here to view the schedule and register online!