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Partner Job Opportunities

by Megan Van de Mark

Categories: Uncategorized

A lot of our partners are hiring. See below links to the open positions. City of Vancouver Americorps: Environmental Education Specialist – open until filled Americorps: Public Spaces Stewardship Specialist – application deadline August 25th Clark Conservation District AmeriCorps: Outreach Coordinator – open until filled Centro Cultural Community Health Worker – application deadline August 6th…

Open Gardens Project – Featuring Andrew’s Habitat

by Megan Van de Mark

Categories: Open Gardens Project

Site Information: Andrew’s habitat in Kenton has full to part sun conditions

Open Gardens Project – Featuring Wayne & Patricia’s Habitat

by Megan Van de Mark

Categories: Open Gardens Project

Site Information: Wayne and Patricia’s habitat in Woodstock has full sun to full shade and dry soil conditions

Open Gardens Project – Featuring Mitch & Carol’s Habitat

by Megan Van de Mark

Categories: Open Gardens Project

Site Information: Located in South Beaverton, Mitch & Carol’s habitat has part sun conditions and includes a pond and water gardens.

Open Gardens Project – Featuring the City of Hillsboro’s Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve Habitat

by Megan Van de Mark

Categories: Open Gardens Project

Site Information: The City of Hillsboro’s Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve and demonstration garden is an amazing habitat for wildlife in Hillsboro. The demonstration garden site conditions range from part sun to shade and are dry.

Open Gardens Project – Featuring Paolo’s Habitat

by Megan Van de Mark

Categories: Open Gardens Project

Site Information: Paolo’s sloped habitat in the Buckman neighborhood has part sun to shady conditions.

Open Gardens Project – Featuring Gloria’s Habitat

by Megan Van de Mark

Categories: Open Gardens Project

Site Information: Gloria’s habitat in Tigard has full sun, part sun, and shade conditions, with soil conditions ranging from dry to moist

Open Gardens Project – Featuring Peter’s Habitat

by Megan Van de Mark

Categories: Open Gardens Project

Site Information: Peter’s habitat in the Beaumont Wilshire neighborhood of Northeast Portland has part sun to shade conditions and dry soil conditions

Open Gardens Project – Featuring Susanna’s Habitat

by Megan Van de Mark

Categories: Open Gardens Project

Site Information: Susanna’s habitat is located in Lake Oswego on a slope and is mostly shady.

Open Gardens Project – Featuring Helen’s Habitat

by Megan Van de Mark

Categories: Open Gardens Project

Site Information: Helen’s habitat in Vancouver has part sun to shade and moist soil conditions. Located in a condominium, Helen has transformed the 2×20 foot raised bed (her plantable area) next to her condo’s patio into a backyard habitat, highlighting how small spaces can still support habitat!

Open Gardens Project – Featuring the Blue Lake Park Discovery Garden Habitat

by Megan Van de Mark

Categories: Open Gardens Project

Site Information: The Blue Lake Park Discovery Garden is a Backyard Habitat community site demonstration garden located in Fairview. The site conditions range from sun to shade and dry to moist.

Open Gardens Project – Featuring GT’s Habitat

by Megan Van de Mark

Categories: Open Gardens Project

Site Information: GT’s habitat in West Portland Park has part sun and shady conditions

Open Gardens Project – Featuring Bob and Sue’s Habitat

by Megan Van de Mark

Categories: Open Gardens Project

Site Information: Located in Ash Creek Woods in SW Portland, Sue and Bob’s habitat has part sun to shade conditions, with soil conditions ranging from dry to wet, and the presence of a slope.

Open Gardens Project – Featuring Karl’s Habitat

by Megan Van de Mark

Categories: Open Gardens Project

Site Information: Karl’s habitat in SW Portland, in the Bridlemile neighborhood, has conditions that include full sun, part sun, and shade light conditions; dry, moist, and wet soil conditions; as well as a slope and riparian area.

Open Gardens Project – Featuring Karli’s Habitat

by Megan Van de Mark

Categories: Open Gardens Project

Karli’s habitat in Milwaukie has site conditions that include full sun, part sun, shade, dry, moist, wet, and the presence of a slope.

Open Gardens Project – Featuring Ginnie’s Habitat

by Megan Van de Mark

Categories: Open Gardens Project

Site Information: Ginnie’s habitat in Vancouver ranges from having full sun to part sun, with dry as well as wet conditions. Both a slope and bioswale are present.

Open Gardens Project – Featuring Melissa’s Habitat

by Megan Van de Mark

Categories: Open Gardens Project

Site Information: Melissa’s site in St. Johns has full sun, part shade, and dry to moist soil conditions

Open Gardens Project – Featuring Vonda’s Habitat

by Megan Van de Mark

Categories: Open Gardens Project

Site information: Vonda’s habitat is located in Tigard, in the Cook Park area

Open Gardens Project – Featuring Cindy’s Habitat

by Megan Van de Mark

Categories: Open Gardens Project

Site Information: Located in West Linn, Cindy’s habitat has a pond that drains into the Willamette River.

Upcoming events: Spring 2021

by Megan Van de Mark

Categories: Events

If you’re looking to deepen your knowledge on an assortment of backyard habitat-related topics, check out these upcoming events and learning opportunities offered by partners and local community groups.

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