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Portland-based nonprofit the Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership is set to receive a grant from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The grant money will be used to construct and install “rain gardens in a box” in partnership with the Port of Vancouver and Oregon State Uni…

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Local nonprofit The Battle Ground Art Alliance is holding an “artful garden sale” on Saturday, Sept. 12, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The sale is being held in lieu of the alliance’s Annual Fall Sale, which was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. The garden sale is taking place at 201 NW 19th…

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As the days get warmer, many wonder what they can do to beat the heat and stay cool. With the COVID-19 pandemic shutting down indoor pools and creating a need for social distancing, many outdoor activities look different this summer. However, not everything is put on hold until next year. Ou…

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Do you have more organic matter than you know what to do with? From 6 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 18, learn new tips and techniques for composing that can reduce your pile size, create valuable soil nutrients, reduce pets and keep water clean.

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I come to a stop at the end of a paved road and cross a long parking lot in the industrial area of Milwaukie, Oregon. Nothing but warehouses nearby. I am searching for a sign that says “Farm this way” or any other indication of a farm capable of producing mass amounts of green vegetation for…

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Clark County residents can now explore 15 local gardens maintained using environmentally friendly techniques and hear from the host gardeners at this year’s Natural Garden Tour. However, rather than driving to different properties across the county, attendees can now experience the annual ce…